Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse.

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(from the journal abstract) Substance use disorders are common in patients with bipolar disorder. This article reviews recent data on the prevalence, impact, risk factors, and etiology of substance use disorder in patients with bipolar disorder and discusses treatment using pharmacotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic approaches. The limitations of the current knowledge and directions for future research are highlighted. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved).

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  • *Bipolar Disorder
  • *Drug Abuse
  • *Drug Therapy
  • *Psychotherapy
  • *Risk Factors
  • Epidemiology
  • Etiology
  • Health & Mental Health Treatment & Prevention [330
  • Psychological & Physical Disorders [3200]
  • bipolar disorder
  • etiology
  • pharmacotherapy
  • prevalence
  • psychotherapeutic approaches
  • risk factors
  • substance abuse

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  • ESherwood Brown

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