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Title: Comorbidades clínicas e psiquiátricas em pacientes com transtorno bipolar do tipo I
Other Titles: Psychiatric and medical comorbidities in type 1 bipolar disorder patients
Authors: Barbosa, Izabela Guimaraes
Ferreira, Rodrigo de Almeida
Huguet, Rodrigo Barreto
Rocha, Fabio Lopes
Salgado, Joao Vinicius
Teixeira, Antonio Lucio
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: BARBOSA, I. et al. Comorbidades clínicas e psiquiátricas em pacientes com transtorno bipolar do tipo I. Jornal Brasileiro Psiquiatria. [online]. v.60, n.4, p.271-276. 2011.
Abstract: Background: Bipolar disorder type I is frequently associated with psychiatric and medical comorbidities, but data regarding Brazilian patients are lacking. Objectives: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of psychiatric and medical comorbidities in a Brazilian sample of bipolar disorder patients type I. A secondary aim was to investigate the association of demographic characteristics and comorbidities with suicide attempts. Methods: Ninety four bipolar disorder type I patients were included in this study. Psychiatric diagnoses were performed following the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI-Plus) evaluation. The diagnosis of medical comorbidities was based on clinical history and general practice consultation. Results: The commonest comorbidities in bipolar disorder patients were generalized anxiety disorder (19.20%), substance dependence (43.60%), arterial hypertension (29.80%), diabetes mellitus (17.00%), dyslipidemia (22.30%) and hypothyroidism (19.10%). There were
ISSN: 0047-2085
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