The effects of ethnic, social and cultural factors on axis I comorbidity of bipolar disorder: results from the clinical setting in Korea.

@article{Baek2014TheEO,
  title={The effects of ethnic, social and cultural factors on axis I comorbidity of bipolar disorder: results from the clinical setting in Korea.},
  author={Ji Hyun Baek and Boseok Cha and Eunsoo Moon and Tae Ha and Jae Seung Chang and Jeong Hyun Kim and Jung Eun Choi and Bong Jin Kang and Kyung Sue Hong and Kyooseob Ha},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={166},
  pages={264-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Ethnic, social and cultural factors contribute to axis I comorbid conditions in bipolar disorder (BPD). Korea has strict laws against illicit drugs and a relatively permissive prevailing attitude toward alcohol. The present study aimed to explore the lifetime axis I comorbidity rate in patients with BPD in Korea. METHODS Clinically stable… CONTINUE READING