Daily hassles, uplifts, and time use in individuals with bipolar disorder in remission.

@article{Havermans2007DailyHU,
  title={Daily hassles, uplifts, and time use in individuals with bipolar disorder in remission.},
  author={R. G. Havermans and Nancy A Nicolson and Marten W Devries},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={195 9},
  pages={745-51}
}
Although life stress has been shown to trigger relapse in bipolar disorder, little is known about how bipolar patients perceive daily hassles or their positive counterparts, uplifts. We used the experience sampling method to investigate the daily experience of hassles and uplifts in 38 patients with remitted bipolar disorder and 38 healthy controls. Largely because of current unemployment, patients were more often alone and at home and spent less time working and more time in passive leisure… CONTINUE READING

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