Basic information
Original title:
Evaluation of a psychoeducation and pharmacotherapeutic effects in patients with bipolar mood disorder
Researchers involved:
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Duration:
1 January 2007–31 December 2009
Code:
L3-9698
Description

The aim of the study was to evaluate at a quantitative and qualitative level the effects of psychoeducation and pharmacotherapy on patients with bipolar mood disorder (BMD). A neuropsychological approach and a focus group method were employed in order to determine the influence of prescribed pharmacotherapy on cognitive functioning in patients with BMD, as well as to assess the impact of a psychoeducational programme on cognitive and social rehabilitation in patients.

Lead partner

Project manager

Partners

ZRC SAZU

Funded by

Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and Astrazeneca

Fields of research

HUMANITIES H000 • Medicine (human and vertebrates) B007 • Psychiatry, clinical psychology, psychosomatics B650 

Keywords

affective disorders • neuropsychology • cognitive functioning • mania • depression