Bipolar disorder: Quality of life and the impact of atypical antipsychotics

Lana A. Vornik, Robert M.A. Hirschfeld

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Abstract

This article reviews the impact of bipolar disorder on the quality of life of affected individuals. In particular, the impact of atypical antipsychotics on the quality of life of individuals with bipolar disorder is addressed. Among atypical antipsychotics, olanzapine has been studied most with regard to quality of life. In general, symptomatic improvements have been associated with improvements in quality of life.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S275-S280
JournalAmerican Journal of Managed Care
Volume11
Issue numberSUPPL. 9
StatePublished - Oct 1 2005

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    Vornik, L. A., & Hirschfeld, R. M. A. (2005). Bipolar disorder: Quality of life and the impact of atypical antipsychotics. American Journal of Managed Care, 11(SUPPL. 9), S275-S280.