Comorbidity of Anxiety Disorders and Substance Abuse with Bipolar Mood Disorders and Relationship with Clinical Course
Ghoreishizadeh, Mohammad Ali, Amiri, Shahrokh, Bakhshi, Salam, Golmirzaei, Javad, Shafiee-Kandjani, Ali Reza, Iranian Journal of Psychiatry
Objective: Patients with bipolar mood disorder constitute a relatively large number of individuals hospitalized in psychiatric hospitals. This disorder is highly co-morbid with other psychiatric disorders and may effect their clinical course. The goal of this study was to determine the co-occurrence rate of anxiety disorders and substance abuse with bipolar mood disorders and their impact on clinical course.
Methods: 153 bipolar patients (type I) were selected among the hospitalized patients at Razi Psychiatric Hospital in Tabriz, Iran, from September 2007 to October 2008 through convenience sampling method. The participants were evaluated by a structured clinical interview based …
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Publication information: Article title: Comorbidity of Anxiety Disorders and Substance Abuse with Bipolar Mood Disorders and Relationship with Clinical Course. Contributors: Ghoreishizadeh, Mohammad Ali - Author, Amiri, Shahrokh - Author, Bakhshi, Salam - Author, Golmirzaei, Javad - Author, Shafiee-Kandjani, Ali Reza - Author. Journal title: Iranian Journal of Psychiatry. Volume: 4. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2009. Page number: 120+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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