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Record-linkage studies of the coexistence of epilepsy and bipolar disorder.

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PURPOSE: Interest is growing in a possible link between epilepsy and bipolar disorder (BPD). We used two large datasets of hospital admission data to determine whether epilepsy and BPD occur together in the same individuals more commonly than expected. METHODS: We undertook retrospective cohort studies using the Oxford Record Linkage Study (ORLS) and English national linked Hospital Episode Statistics. We constructed a cohort of people in each dataset admitted with epilepsy (without prior adm...

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10.1007/s00127-014-0853-9

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
Volume:
49
Issue:
9
Pages:
1483-1488
Publication date:
2014-09-05
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EISSN:
1433-9285
ISSN:
0933-7954
URN:
uuid:ddb1ab0e-6725-48be-9295-a0bfb9644f05
Source identifiers:
457977
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pubs:457977

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