Gender and bipolar illness.

  title={Gender and bipolar illness.},
  author={Victoria C Hendrick and Lori L. Altshuler and Michael J Gitlin and S Delrahim and Constance Hammen},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={61 5},
  pages={393-6; quiz 397}
BACKGROUND For major depression and schizophrenia, gender differences have been reported in symptom expression and course of illness. Gender differences in bipolar disorder are becoming increasingly apparent, but have been less studied. Research data on these differences will help determine whether gender is important in influencing illness variables such… CONTINUE READING