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posture and bi-polar

Interesting article about posture and bi-polar.lonely-feeling-alone-amongst-a-billion-people

Although motor deficits often accompany a mood or psychiatric disorder, most researchers have not targeted motor areas as a method to improve mental health. In a new study, researchers at Indiana University suggests that postural control problems may be a core feature of bipolar disorder, not just a random symptom.

The investigators believe attention to the postural problems can provide insights both into areas of the brain affected by the psychiatric disorder and new potential targets for treatment.

See more here: http://psychcentral.com/news/2011/05/25/postural-problems-a-sign-of-bipolar-illness/26467.html