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Profiles of disability among adults with bipolar spectrum disorders.

Perron BE, Bohnert AS, Vaughn MG, Bauer MS, Kilbourne AM. Profiles of disability among adults with bipolar spectrum disorders. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology. 2010 Dec 1; 45(12):1125-34.

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The classification of functional status in the present study can aid clinicians in the identification of bipolar patients, with specific impairment profiles, who may need additional intervention. Future research is needed to understand whether specific interventions targeted at these subgroups can improve the quality of care for this high-need and at-risk population.

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