Cost-effectiveness of relapse-prevention cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder: 30-month study.

@article{Lam2005CosteffectivenessOR,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of relapse-prevention cognitive therapy for bipolar disorder: 30-month study.},
  author={Dominic H. Lam and Paul McCrone and Kim Wright and Natalie Kerr},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2005},
  volume={186},
  pages={
          500-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND We have reported the advantageous clinical outcome of adding cognitive therapy to medication in the prevention of relapse of bipolar disorder. AIMS This 30-month study compares the cost-effectiveness of cognitive therapy with standard care. METHOD We randomly allocated 103 individuals with bipolar 1 disorder to standard treatment and cognitive therapy plus standard treatment. Service use and costs were measured at 3-month intervals and cost-effectiveness was assessed using the… CONTINUE READING

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