Pharmacological treatment and risk of psychiatric hospital admission in bipolar disorder
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.
To estimate the effectiveness of drugs used for maintenance treatment in bipolar disorder.
We used national registers to identify 35,022 individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder and information on lithium, valproate, carbamazepine, lamotrig...Expand abstract
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