What is social rhythm therapy that could reduce suicide risk in bipolar disorder?
Mental Health Bipolar Disorder Social Rhythm Therapy

What is social rhythm therapy that could reduce suicide risk in bipolar disorder?

Riley Catenacci
Riley Catenacci

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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