Gender differences in patients with bipolar disorder influence outcome in the medical outcomes survey (SF-20) subscale scores.

@article{Robb1998GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in patients with bipolar disorder influence outcome in the medical outcomes survey (SF-20) subscale scores.},
  author={Janine C Robb and Lionel Trevor Young and Robert G Cooke and Russell T. Joffe},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={1998},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={189-93}
}
BACKGROUND The importance of gender on the course and outcome in bipolar disorder (BD) has been widely acknowledged. The limited data suggest that the prevalence is similar between sexes but that the course of illness may be different. This study investigated gender differences in a clinic sample of patients with BD including a measure of subjects' perception of well-being and functioning. METHODS Euthymic outpatients attending a mood disorders clinic were systematically assessed… CONTINUE READING

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