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Enhancing quality of life among adolescents with bipolar disorder: A randomized trial of two psychosocial interventions.

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Background

Adolescents with bipolar disorder (BD) report lower quality of life (QoL) than adolescents with other psychiatric disorders. This study compared the efficacy of family-focused therapy for adolescents (FFT-A) plus pharmacotherapy to brief psychoeducation (enhanced care, or EC) plus pharmacotherapy on self-rated QoL in adolescents with BD over 2 years.

Methods

Participants were 141 adolescents (mean age: 15.6±1.4yr) with BD I or II who had a mood episode ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jad.2017.04.039

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O'Donnell, LA More by this author
Axelson, DA More by this author
Kowatch, RA More by this author
Schneck, CD More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Affective Disorders Journal website
Volume:
219
Pages:
201-208
Publication date:
2017-04-05
Acceptance date:
2017-04-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-2517
ISSN:
0165-0327
Pubs id:
pubs:698848
URN:
uri:9874f212-1f9a-414a-bfea-8e7f3465f7d8
UUID:
uuid:9874f212-1f9a-414a-bfea-8e7f3465f7d8
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pubs:698848

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