Cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder in old age: literature review and findings in manic patients.

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BACKGROUND Descriptions of aged patients with bipolar (BP) disorder have commented on cognitive impairments. However, the literature regarding cognitive test performance in this population has apparently been scant. METHOD 1. We reviewed studies reporting cognitive performance in aged BP patients. 2. We compared the performance of elderly BP manic… (More)

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@article{Young2006CognitiveII, title={Cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder in old age: literature review and findings in manic patients.}, author={Robert John Young and C F Murphy and Min-Suk Heo and Herbert C. Schulberg and George Alexopoulos}, journal={Journal of affective disorders}, year={2006}, volume={92 1}, pages={125-31} }