Suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms among bipolar patients as predictors of the health and well-being of caregivers.
|Title||Suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms among bipolar patients as predictors of the health and well-being of caregivers.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Chessick, CA, Perlick DA, Miklowitz DJ, Dickinson ML, Allen MH, Morris CD, Gonzalez JM, Marangell LB, Cosgrove V, Ostacher M|
|Corporate Authors||STED-BD Family Experience Collaborative Study Group|
|Date Published||2009 Dec|
|Keywords||Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Bipolar disorder, Caregivers, Checklist, Depression, Family Health, Female, Humans, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Middle Aged, Observation, Predictive Value of Tests, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Retrospective Studies, Self Concept, Suicide, Time Factors, Young Adult|
Few studies have addressed the physical and mental health effects of caring for a family member with bipolar disorder. This study examined whether caregivers' health is associated with changes in suicidal ideation and depressive symptoms among bipolar patients observed over one year.
|Alternate Journal||Bipolar Disord|