How does latuda (lurasidone) work in treating bipolar disorder?

Latuda (lurasidone) . Blocks dopamine receptors. Bipolar is a chemical imbalance of too much dopamine in the central nervous system/brain. So Latuda (lurasidone) is like an umbrella that makes a downpour bearable to a sprinkle. In general this is true of all second generation antipsychotics eg Abilify, Risperdal, Zyprexa, Seroquel, Geodon, and others. Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology- best at this w/ illustrations!(In Amazon)
Primarily Depressive. sx's. Latuda has FDA indications for use with Schizophrenia & for depressive episodes with Bipolar I Disorder. It can be used as monotherapy or as adjunct with lithium or depakote. REF: http://www.latuda.com/LatudaPrescribingInformation.pdf.