In 10 seconds? Stable social routines could be key to improving mood and decreasing suicide risk in people with bipolar disorder (BD), researchers have confirmed.

What’s the story? Social rhythm therapy (SRT) is a form of psychotherapy that promotes stable routines (think: mealtimes, sleep schedules, workouts, and socializing). In a group of young adults with BD who received SRT, patients had lower measures of suicide propensity, depression, and mania than they did before therapy.

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