The Relationship Between the Duration of Drug Use and the Bipolar Disorder Patients' Sociodemographic and Clinical Characteristics


AKKAYA C. , Deniz G., CANGÜR Ş., KIRLI S.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.25, no.2, pp.94-105, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.94-105

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the duration of psychotropic drug use in the long-term follow-up of bipolar disorder (BD) patients. In addition, this study aimed to investigate their role in the daily clinical practice in association with patient sociodemographic and clinical characteristics. The overarching goal for this study was to produce results that enlighten the development of new treatment strategies.