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Bipolar disorder: clinical uncertainty, evidence-based medicine and large-scale randomised trials.

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Background The increasing use of the methods of evidence-based medicine to keep up-to-date with the research literature highlights the absence of high-quality evidence in many areas in psychiatry. Aims To outline current uncertainties in the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder and to describe some of the decisions involved in designing a large simple trial. Method We describe some of the strategies of evidence-based medicine, and how they can be applied in practice, focusing specificall...

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10.1192/bjp.178.41.s191

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Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
178
Issue:
Suppl 41
Pages:
S191-S194
Publication date:
2001-06-05
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:1d34a56f-680d-43b8-8d3d-eac0c945cf69
Source identifiers:
165166
Local pid:
pubs:165166
Language:
English

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