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Pharmacological treatment and risk of psychiatric hospital admission in bipolar disorder

Abstract:

Background

Clinical trials have examined the efficacy of drugs to prevent relapse in patients with bipolar disorder, however their design often limits generalization to routine clinical practice.

Aims

To estimate the effectiveness of drugs used for maintenance treatment in bipolar disorder.

Methods

We used national registers to identify 35,022 individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder and information on lithium, valproate, carbamazepine, lamotrig...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1192/bjp.bp.116.187989

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Publisher:
Royal College of Psychiatrists Publisher's website
Journal:
British Journal of Psychiatry Journal website
Volume:
210
Issue:
3
Pages:
197-202
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
Source identifiers:
672345
Pubs id:
pubs:672345
UUID:
uuid:c5bf5e54-44c1-483d-a0c2-216d85177239
Local pid:
pubs:672345
Deposit date:
2017-01-23

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