Gender differences in incidence and age at onset of mania and bipolar disorder over a 35-year period in Camberwell, England.

  title={Gender differences in incidence and age at onset of mania and bipolar disorder over a 35-year period in Camberwell, England.},
  author={Noel Kennedy and Jane E Boydell and Sridevi Kalidindi and Paul V. Fearon and Peter B. Jones and Jim van os and Robin M. Murray},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={162 2},
OBJECTIVE Despite clear gender differences in the symptoms and course of bipolar affective disorder, studies investigating age at onset by gender have yielded inconsistent results. The authors investigated gender differences in age at onset and incidence of first-episode mania and bipolar disorder in an epidemiological catchment area in southeast London over a 35-year period. METHOD All adult cases of first-episode psychosis, mania, or hypomania presenting to services in Camberwell, southeast… 

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