Quality of life in patients with bipolar I depression: data from 920 patients.

@article{Yatham2004QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in patients with bipolar I depression: data from 920 patients.},
  author={Lakshmi N. Yatham and Yves Lecrubier and Ronald R. Fieve and Kimberly Hunt Davis and Soyna D Harris and Anupama A Krishnan},
  journal={Bipolar disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={379-85}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of acute depression on quality of life (QOL) in patients with bipolar I disorder and to compare these results with published data on QOL in patients with unipolar depression. METHODS Quality of life was assessed using the SF-36 in bipolar patients (n = 958) who had recently experienced an episode of acute bipolar depression and participated in a large randomized, double-blind, safety and efficacy trial. Seven studies that included SF-36 data from patients… CONTINUE READING