Personality disorder comorbidity among patients with bipolar I disorder in remission


Tamam L. , Ozpoyraz N. , Karatas G.

ACTA NEUROPSYCHIATRICA, vol.16, no.3, pp.175-180, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1601-5215.2004.00074.x
  • Title of Journal : ACTA NEUROPSYCHIATRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.175-180

Abstract

Background: Comorbid personality disorders have been shown to be a prominent factor affecting symptom severity and course in bipolar disorder (BD) patients. Bipolar patients with personality disorder had more relapses, poorer prognosis and worse treatment response than those without an axis II diagnosis.