Quality of life in caregivers of patients with bipolar mood disorder with current manic episode and its correlation with severity of illness

@article{Panigrahi2014QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in caregivers of patients with bipolar mood disorder with current manic episode and its correlation with severity of illness},
  author={Sanjibani Panigrahi and Rajendra Kumar Acharya and Mukesh K. Patel and Kalpesh V. Chandrani},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={13},
  pages={48-51}
}
With the advent of deinstitutionalization there is increasing interest in the quality of life of caregivers of patients with bipolar mood disorder all over the world. Quality of life of 50 caregivers of bipolar mood disorder (with current manic episode) patients were evaluated using Q-LES-Q-SF. Severity of manic episode was evaluated using YMRS scale. Quality of life was found to be moderately low. Parents of patients had the poorest quality of life compared to caregivers in other relationships… 
Caregiver burden in the families of the patients suffering from bipolar affective disorder
Background: Bipolar affective disorder is a disabling illness which causes a considerable degree of burden on the caregivers. Few studies from India have measured the burden of care in bipolar

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