Does adjunctive family therapy enhance recovery from bipolar I mood episodes?

@article{Miller2004DoesAF,
  title={Does adjunctive family therapy enhance recovery from bipolar I mood episodes?},
  author={Ivan W Miller and David A. Solomon and Christine E. Ryan and Gabor I. Keitner},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={431-6}
}
BACKGROUND Family therapy is sometimes used as adjunctive treatment to pharmacotherapy to help patients recover from mood episodes of bipolar I disorder. However, the efficacy of this practice is not known. METHODS Ninety-two patients meeting criteria for a current bipolar I mood episode were randomly assigned to family therapy plus pharmacotherapy, multifamily psychoeducational group therapy plus pharmacotherapy, or pharmacotherapy alone. Time to recovery was analyzed with survival analysis… CONTINUE READING