Adjunctive long-acting risperidone in patients with bipolar disorder who relapse frequently and have active mood symptoms

January 2011
BMC Psychiatry;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p171
Academic Journal
The article focuses on an exploratory analysis related to adjunctive long-acting risperidone in patients with bipolar disorder, who relapse frequently and have active mood symptoms. It is stated that bipolar disorder refers to a serious, lifelong mental illness, which is associated with marked psychosocial disability. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.


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