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Bipolar Disorder – What Does It Mean To Have a Predominant Polarity?



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Did you know that about half the people with bipolar disorder, spend more time in one phase over the other and which phase that is can make a difference in how well you do? This video explains this pattern and how it can make a difference with your treatment.

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References:
Carvalho, André F et al. “Predominant polarity as a course specifier for bipolar disorder: a systematic review.” Journal of affective disorders vol. 163 (2014): 56-64. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2014.03.035

Albert, Umberto et al. “Predominant Polarity and Polarity Index of Maintenance Treatments for Bipolar Disorder: A Validation Study in a Large Naturalistic Sample in Italy.” Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania) vol. 57,6 598. 10 Jun. 2021, doi:10.3390/medicina57060598

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