Cost

What are the costs involved in bipolar disorder?

What are the costs involved in bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder is one of the leading causes of disability due to having a mental illness. A range of pharmacological and psychological interventions are effective in the management and prevention of acute episodes of bipolar disorder. However, these incur considerable costs, as well as productivity losses due to time off work. This topic presents the economic cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical treatments.

What is the evidence for pharmaceutical costs?

Low quality evidence is unable to determine the cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical treatments for bipolar disorder.

March 2019

Last updated at: 6:25 am, 1st April 2019
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