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The care needs of older patients with bipolar disorder

  • Géraud Dautzenberga, Luuk Lans, Paul D. Meesters, Ralph Kupka, Aartjan Beekman, Max L. Stek & Annemiek Dols

Géraud Dautzenberga, Luuk Lans, Paul D. Meesters, Ralph Kupka, Aartjan Beekman, Max L. Stek & Annemiek Dols

Jaar: 2015

With aging, bipolar disorder evolves into a more complex illness, with increasing cognitive impairment, somatic comorbidity, and polypharmacy. To tailor treatment of these patients, it is important to study their needs, as having more unmet needs is a strong predictor of a lower quality of life.