Bipolar disorder: Quality of life and the impact of atypical antipsychotics Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antipsychotic Agents
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Quality of Life

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.

publication date

  • October 2005

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 16232010

Additional Document Info

start page

  • S275

end page

  • 80

volume

  • 11

number

  • SUPPL. 9