The 3 Top Challenges Of Treating A Patient With Bipolar Disorder

Contributed by: Mauricio Tohen, MD, DrPH, MBA

Ask the Expert | December 7, 2016

In your opinion, what are the 3 top challenges associated with treating a patient with bipolar disorder? Challenge 1: Nonadherence To Treatment A top challenge in the treatment of patients with bipolar disorder is the high prevalence of treatment nonadherence.1,2 Data has shown that nonadherence is especially common during the maintenance treatment phase.3,4 Paradoxically, even…

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