Polarity at illness onset in bipolar I disorder and clinical course of illness.

@article{Forty2009PolarityAI,
  title={Polarity at illness onset in bipolar I disorder and clinical course of illness.},
  author={Liz Forty and Lisa E. Jones and Ian Jones and Daniel J Smith and Sian Caesar and Christine H Fraser and Katherine Gordon-Smith and Sally Hyde and Nick J. Craddock},
  journal={Bipolar disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={82-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Studies have suggested that episode polarity at illness onset in bipolar disorder may be predictive of some aspects of lifetime clinical characteristics. We here examine this possibility in a large, well-characterized sample of patients with bipolar I disorder. METHODS We assessed polarity at onset in patients with bipolar I disorder (N = 553… CONTINUE READING