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The comorbidity of bipolar disorder and axis II personality disorders: prevalence and clinical correlates.

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OBJECTIVES: Many studies have examined the prevalence and predictive validity of axis II personality disorders among unipolar depressed patients, but few have examined these issues among bipolar patients. The few studies that do exist suggest that axis II pathology complicates the diagnosis and course of bipolar disorder. This study examined the prevalence of axis II disorder in bipolar patients who were clinically remitted. METHODS: We assessed the co-occurrence of personality disorder amon...

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George, EL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Richards, JA More by this author
Simoneau, TL More by this author
Taylor, DO More by this author
Journal:
Bipolar disorders
Volume:
5
Issue:
2
Pages:
115-122
Publication date:
2003-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-5618
ISSN:
1398-5647
URN:
uuid:139602fa-23a7-463e-8f36-8e66038538ff
Source identifiers:
168225
Local pid:
pubs:168225

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