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Development and pilot of a decision-aid for patients with bipolar II disorder and their families making decisions about treatment options to prevent relapse.

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Summary of "Development and pilot of a decision-aid for patients with bipolar II disorder and their families making decisions about treatment options to prevent relapse."

Treatment decisions in bipolar II disorder (BPII) are finely-balanced and sensitive to patient preferences. This pilot study evaluated a decision-aid booklet (DA) for patients with BPII (and their family) to obtain evidence on its acceptability, feasibility, safety, and usefulness in potential end-users.

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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0200490

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