Collaborative care for patients with bipolar disorder: a randomised controlled trial

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p133
Academic Journal
The article presents a research which describes and examines the study protocol for investigating the effectiveness of Collaborative Care (CC) for patients with bipolar disorder in the Netherlands. It is reported that, the researchers carried out two-armed cluster randomised clinical trial to compare the effectiveness of CC with that of care as usual (CAU). According to the research, CC improves the quality of care for patients with bipolar disorder, thereby optimizing symptomatic recovery.


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