Long-term efficacy of a psychological intervention program for patients with refractory bipolar disorder: a pilot study.

@article{GonzlezIsasi2010LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term efficacy of a psychological intervention program for patients with refractory bipolar disorder: a pilot study.},
  author={Ana Gonz{\'a}lez-Isasi and Enrique Echebur{\'u}a and Fernando Mosquera and Berta Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Felipe Aizpuru and Ana Gonzalez-Pinto},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2010},
  volume={176 2-3},
  pages={161-5}
}
The aim of this research was to test the long-term efficacy of combined standard treatment (pharmacotherapy and adjunctive psychosocial treatment based on a cognitive-behavioral model) compared with standard drug treatment for patients with recurrent bipolar disorder. Twenty patients selected according to DSM-IV-TR criteria were randomized to 1) combined treatment or 2) control treatment. A multigroup experimental design with repeated assessment measures (pre-treatment, post-treatment, 6-month… CONTINUE READING