The effects of long-term clozapine add-on therapy on the rehospitalization rate and the mood polarity patterns in bipolar disorders.

@article{Chang2006TheEO,
  title={The effects of long-term clozapine add-on therapy on the rehospitalization rate and the mood polarity patterns in bipolar disorders.},
  author={Jae Seung Chang and Kyooseob Ha and Kyu Young Lee and Yong Sik Kim and Yong Min Ahn},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={
          461-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We investigated the effect long-term clozapine add-on therapy has on rehospitalization rate and mood polarity patterns in patients with bipolar disorders. METHOD Clinical data from medical records of 51 patients with bipolar disorder (DSM-IV) treated with clozapine add-on for more than 6 months at the Refractory Bipolar Disorders Clinic of Seoul National University Hospital were retrospectively analyzed. Patients had been registered from 1995 to 2004. Rehospitalization rates were… CONTINUE READING

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