Differences between bipolar I and bipolar II disorders in clinical features, comorbidity, and family history.

@article{Baek2011DifferencesBB,
  title={Differences between bipolar I and bipolar II disorders in clinical features, comorbidity, and family history.},
  author={Ji Hyun Baek and Dong Yeon Park and Jungmi Choi and Ji Sun Kim and Ji Young Choi and Kyooseob Ha and Jun Soo Kwon and Dong-Soo Lee and Kyung Sue Hong},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2011},
  volume={131 1-3},
  pages={
          59-67
        }
}
BACKGROUND The present study was designed to investigate whether bipolar II disorder (BP-II) has different characteristics from bipolar I disorder (BP-I), not only in manic severity but also in clinical features, prior course, comorbidity, and family history, sufficiently enough to provide its nosological separation from BP-I. METHODS Comprehensive clinical evaluation was performed based on information available from ordinary clinical settings. Seventy-one BP-I and 34 BP-II patients were… CONTINUE READING
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