Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Complex polypharmacy (CP) is common in bipolar disorder (BD). We assessed the associations between CP, adherence, and side effect burden, and patient traits associated with clinical improvement in relationship to CP.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of affective disorders
The association between older-age bipolar disorder and cognitive impairments may be mediated by vascular burden. The aim of the study was to examine the difference of cognitive function between older ...
This study compared the largest set of bipolar disorder pharmacotherapies to date (71 drugs and drug combinations) for risk of kidney disorders (KDs).
Bipolar disorder is a common, severe mental health condition and a major financial burden for healthcare systems across the globe. There is some evidence that unrecognized bipolar disorder is prevalen...
Ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is increasingly used to characterize patients' daily lives, monitor mood, and test efficacy of treatment interventions. However, few studies have examined patient...
Bipolar disorder is a neuropsychiatric disorder that is characterized by fluctuations between manic and depressive phases. Lithium is the original and best mood stabilizing treatment for bipolar disor...
The purpose of this study is to estimate adherence to treatment in bipolar patients, to characterize patients based on adherence degree and to describe the variables linked to poor adheren...
This is a prospective study using customized adherence enhancement (CAE) and long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotic in 30 individuals with bipolar disorder (BD) at risk for treatment n...
This study is a modular intervention that is intended to improve treatment adherence among individuals with bipolar disorder on atypical antipsychotic therapy who have been identified as h...
This study will examine how various factors, such as psychiatric symptoms, gender, quality of life, and attitudes toward medication, affect treatment adherence in individuals with rapid cy...
The primary aims of this study are to: 1. Quantify serotonin transporter (5-HTT) binding potential (BP) in vivo in bipolar disorder patients (BPD) during a major depressive episode...
The use of multiple drugs administered to the same patient, most commonly seen in elderly patients. It includes also the administration of excessive medication. Since in the United States most drugs are dispensed as single-agent formulations, polypharmacy, though using many drugs administered to the same patient, must be differentiated from DRUG COMBINATIONS, single preparations containing two or more drugs as a fixed dose, and from DRUG THERAPY, COMBINATION, two or more drugs administered separately for a combined effect. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Directions written to discontinue use of PRESCRIPTION DRUGS in order to reduce unnecessary and/or excessive medications (see POLYPHARMACY), DRUG SIDE EFFECTS and ADVERSE DRUG REACTION.
A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
Measure of the burden of disease using the disability-adjusted-life-year (DALY). This time-based measure combines years of life lost due to premature mortality and years of life lost due to time lived in states of less than full health. The metric was developed to assess the burden of disease consistently across diseases, risk factors and regions.
A dibenzothiazepine and ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENT that targets the SEROTONIN 5-HT2 RECEPTOR; HISTAMINE H1 RECEPTOR, adrenergic alpha1 and alpha2 receptors, as well as the DOPAMINE D1 RECEPTOR and DOPAMINE D2 RECEPTOR. It is used in the treatment of SCHIZOPHRENIA; BIPOLAR DISORDER and DEPRESSIVE DISORDER.
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...