Indirect measurement of dysfunctional attitudes in bipolar affective disorder.

  title={Indirect measurement of dysfunctional attitudes in bipolar affective disorder.},
  author={Justin J Thomas and Richard P. Bentall and Rebecca Knowles and Sara J. Tai},
  journal={Psychology and psychotherapy},
  volume={82 Pt 3},
OBJECTIVE The present study uses an indirect measure to explore whether dysfunctional attitudes are characteristic of all phases of bipolar disorder. Previous studies with bipolar patients using indirect measurements have uncovered depression-like responses that were otherwise undetected. DESIGN A cross-sectional study design was adopted to explore the presence of dysfunctional attitudes within each phase of the illness. METHOD Manic patients, depressed bipolar patients, remitted bipolar… CONTINUE READING

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