Rehospitalization rates of patients with bipolar disorder discharged on a mood stabilizer versus a mood stabilizer plus an atypical or typical antipsychotic

@article{Patel2005RehospitalizationRO,
  title={Rehospitalization rates of patients with bipolar disorder discharged on a mood stabilizer versus a mood stabilizer plus an atypical or typical antipsychotic},
  author={Nick C. Patel and M. Lynn Crismon and Michael Pondrom},
  journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={32},
  pages={438-445}
}
One-year rehospitalization rates of patients with bipolar disorder discharged on a mood stabilizer alone, a mood stabilizer plus a typical antipsychotic, or a mood stabilizer plus an atypical antipsychotic were examined. Time to rehospitalization was measured by using the product-limit (Kaplan-Meier) formula. Twenty-three percent of patients on a mood stabilizer alone, 27% of patients on a mood stabilizer plus a typical antipsychotic, and 25% of patients on a mood stabilizer plus an atypical… CONTINUE READING

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