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Depressive illness burden associated with complex polypharmacy in patients with bipolar disorder: findings from the STEP-BD.

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BACKGROUND: Many patients with bipolar disorder receive multi-drug treatment regimens, but the distinguishing profiles of patients who receive complex pharmacologies have not been established. METHOD: Prescribing patterns of lithium, anticonvulsants, antidepressants, and antipsychotics were examined for 4,035 subjects with bipolar disorder (DSM-IV) immediately prior to entering the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD). Subjects were recruited for participat...

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10.4088/JCP.08m04301

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Goldberg, JF More by this author
Brooks, JO More by this author
Hoblyn, JC More by this author
Ghaemi, SN More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume:
70
Issue:
2
Pages:
155-162
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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EISSN:
1555-2101
ISSN:
0160-6689
URN:
uuid:7fc357b4-9fcc-483f-bcd0-e2e9d1f834e0
Source identifiers:
168298
Local pid:
pubs:168298

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