Social rhythm regularity and the onset of affective episodes in bipolar spectrum individuals.

@article{Shen2008SocialRR,
  title={Social rhythm regularity and the onset of affective episodes in bipolar spectrum individuals.},
  author={Gail H C Shen and Lauren B. Alloy and Lyn Y. Abramson and Louisa G Sylvia},
  journal={Bipolar disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={520-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Research suggests that bipolar disorder individuals may have less social rhythm regularity than normal controls and that this may contribute to their affective symptoms and episodes. This study examined whether regularity prospectively predicted time to onset of major depressive, hypomanic and manic episodes in a sample with bipolar spectrum disorders. METHODS We recruited 414 undergraduate students from Temple University and University of Wisconsin diagnosed with cyclothymia… CONTINUE READING

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