Observational Study to Evaluate Bipolar Disorder Symptoms in Patients Presented With Schizophrenia or Depression
This study is aimed to evaluate the bipolar disorder symptoms in patients presented with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or recurrent depression.
Bipolar disorder is a group of mood disorders characterised by elevated or irritable mood episodes in patient's lifetime history accompanied by some additional symptoms. In this study modern bipolar disorders screening/assessment instruments will be used to explore the prevalence of bipolarity symptoms in patients who never been diagnosed with bipolar disorders. The results of this study could be useful for more accurate assessment of bipolar disorders prevalence in psychiatric patient population, could help to improve the diagnostics of bipolar disorders and management of bipolar patients.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Epidemiological Observational Non-interventional Study to Research the Prevalence of Bipolar Criteria of Hospital In-patients With Schizophrenia and Patients With Recurrent Depression|
|Study Start Date:||November 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
1 - schizophrenia
Psychiatrists will enrol patients meeting inclusion/exclusion criteria with schizophrenia as they routinely attend the clinic or are examined in hospital in a consecutively manner.
2 - recurrent depression
Psychiatrists will enrol patients meeting inclusion/exclusion criteria with recurrent depression as they routinely attend the clinic or are examined in hospital in a consecutively manner.
|Chita, Russian Federation|
|Moscow, Russian Federation|
|Novosibirsk, Russian Federation|
|Principal Investigator:||Sergey N. Mosolov, Prof.||Mental Disorders Moscow Research Institute of Psychiatry|