Predictors of recurrence in bipolar disorder: primary outcomes from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD).

TitlePredictors of recurrence in bipolar disorder: primary outcomes from the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsPerlis, RH, Ostacher MJ, Patel JK, Marangell LB, Zhang H, Wisniewski SR, Ketter TA, Miklowitz DJ, Otto MW, Gyulai L, Reilly-Harrington NA, Nierenberg AA, Sachs GS, Thase ME
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume163
Issue2
Pagination217-24
Date Published2006 Feb
ISSN0002-953X
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Antidepressive Agents, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar disorder, Combined Modality Therapy, Comorbidity, Depressive Disorder, Drug Therapy, Combination, Female, Humans, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Psychotherapy, Recurrence, Risk Factors, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

Little is known about clinical features associated with the risk of recurrence in patients with bipolar disorder receiving treatment according to contemporary practice guidelines. The authors looked for the features associated with risk of recurrence.

DOI10.1038/npp.2011.192
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry