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Bipolar disorder is a common mental disorder which is relapsing and remitting in nature. Subsyndromal symptoms are common and associated with poorer outcomes. Management of the disorder can be challenging and depends on the polarity and severity of the mood episode.

Original publication

DOI

10.12968/hmed.2016.77.3.175

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Hosp Med (Lond)

Publication Date

03/2016

Volume

77

Pages

175 - 179

Keywords

Acute Disease, Antidepressive Agents, Antimanic Agents, Antipsychotic Agents, Bipolar Disorder, Clinical Trials as Topic, Cognitive Therapy, Comorbidity, Depressive Disorder, Humans, Lithium Compounds, Patient Education as Topic, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Recurrence, Self Care, Severity of Illness Index, Social Support, Suicide