Bipolar disorder and accelerated aging: Shared mechanisms and implications

Andrea Wieck, Moisés E. Bauer, Antonio L. Teixeira

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In this chapter, we will present and discuss the biological evidence and shared pathways observed in BD and aging that support the view of BD as an accelerated aging condition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeurobiology of Bipolar Disorder
Subtitle of host publicationRoad to Novel Therapeutics
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9780128191828
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Accelerated aging
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Inflammaging
  • Telomere

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Neuroscience


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