Author | David J. Muzina, MD

Articles

Antipsychotic Combination Strategies in Bipolar Disorder:Strategies to Maximize Treatment Adherence

April 14, 2009

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Optimal management of bipolar disorder (BD) includes the careful selection and regular ingestion of appropriate medication to stabilize mood. Unfortunately, between 40% and 50% of patients with BD in routine clinical settings take breaks or forget to take their medication or even discontinue the drug altogether.1-3 Treatment nonadherence is associated with mood relapse, hospitalization, and suicide.4,5

Progress in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression: Advances and Challenges

August 01, 2006

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A discussion of the pharmacologic management of bipolar depression, including emerging treatments and expert recommendations.

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