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Safety and tolerability associated with second-generation antipsychotic polytherapy in bipolar disorder: findings from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder.

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CONTEXT: Practitioners often combine 2 or more second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs) in patients with bipolar disorder, despite an absence of data to support their safety, tolerability, or efficacy. OBJECTIVE: This study sought to evaluate the safety and tolerability of SGA polytherapy compared to SGA monotherapy in bipolar disorder patients receiving open naturalistic treatment in the 22-site Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD). METHOD: A longitudinal c...

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10.4088/jcp.09m05214yel

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume:
72
Issue:
2
Pages:
240-247
Publication date:
2011-02-01
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EISSN:
1555-2101
ISSN:
0160-6689
Source identifiers:
168322
Language:
English
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pubs:168322
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uuid:c0887399-55b0-4970-b93f-9dcad85701ec
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pubs:168322
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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