Cognitive functioning in late-life bipolar disorder.

  title={Cognitive functioning in late-life bipolar disorder.},
  author={Ariel G. Gildengers and Meryl A. Butters and Karen Seligman and Mary McShea and Mark D. Miller and Benoit H. Mulsant and David Jerome Kupfer and Charles F. Reynolds},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={161 4},
OBJECTIVE This study characterized cognitive functioning in elderly patients with bipolar disorder. METHOD The cognitive functioning of 18 euthymic patients with a history of bipolar disorder I or II, ages 60 years and older, was tested with the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), the Mattis Dementia Rating Scale, and the Executive Interview. Cognitive functioning in these subjects was compared with that of an age- and education-matched group of 45 comparison subjects without mood disorders… CONTINUE READING

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