Early-onset bipolar disorder and treatment delay are risk factors for poor outcome in adulthood.

TitleEarly-onset bipolar disorder and treatment delay are risk factors for poor outcome in adulthood.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsPost, RM, Leverich GS, Kupka RW, Keck PE, McElroy SL, Altshuler LL, Frye MA, Luckenbaugh DA, Rowe M, Grunze H, Suppes T, Nolen WA
JournalThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Volume71
Issue7
Pagination864-72
Date Published2010 Jul
ISSN1555-2101
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Age of Onset, Antimanic Agents, Bipolar disorder, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Early Diagnosis, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, Recurrence, Risk, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult
Abstract

We examined the influence of age at onset of illness and the delay in time to first treatment on morbidity in adulthood.

DOI10.1111/j.1399-5618.2012.01008.x
Alternate JournalJ Clin Psychiatry