Guideline for treatment of bipolar disorder by the Japanese Society of Mood Disorders, 2012

  title={Guideline for treatment of bipolar disorder by the Japanese Society of Mood Disorders, 2012},
  author={Shigenobu Kanba and Tadafumi Kato and Takeshi Terao and Kazuo Yamada},
  journal={Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences},
The Japanese Society of Mood Disorders established a committee for treatment guidelines of mood disorders, which created the first edition of a treatment guideline for bipolar disorders on 10 March 2011. The committee has now created a second edition, which we report here. In creating this treatment guideline, the first step was to have several bipolar disorder specialists review well‐conducted studies and meta‐analyses. Based on this evidence, and with a consensus among the specialists… 

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