Persistent attentional dysfunction in remitted bipolar disorder.

  title={Persistent attentional dysfunction in remitted bipolar disorder.},
  author={Kelly Wilder-Willis and Kenji W Sax and Helen Rosenberg and David E Fleck and Paula K. Shear and Stephen M Strakowski},
  journal={Bipolar disorders},
  volume={3 2},
OBJECTIVES Although previous research has shown that attentional dysfunction is common during acute mood episodes in individuals with bipolar disorder (BPD), few studies have examined whether attentional deficits are evident during periods of symptom stability. The goal of this study was to determine whether clinically stable individuals with BPD would have attentional disturbances relative to healthy subjects. METHODS Fourteen patients with BPD and 12 healthy comparison subjects participated… CONTINUE READING