publication . Other literature type . Article . 2001

Outcome in bipolar disorder

Glenda M. MacQueen; L. Trevor Young; Russell T. Joffe;
  • Published: 01 Mar 2001
  • Publisher: Wiley
Objective: The aim of this paper is to review outcome in patients with bipolar disorder as assessed by interepisode level of functioning, as until recently this dimension of outcome has been relatively under-emphasized. Method: Studies that examined psychosocial outcome in bipolar disorder were reviewed on the basis of rating measurements employed, length of follow-up, number of subjects followed and degree of impairment reported. Studies were included only if results from patients with bipolar and unipolar disorder were reported in such a way that the groups could be distinguished. Results: When studies of psychosocial outcome in bipolar disorder are examined i...
Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: Psychiatry and Mental health
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