Journal article

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) guidelines for biological treatment of bipolar disorders. Part I: Treatment of bipolar depression.

Heinz Grunze, Siegfried Kasper, Guy Goodwin, Charles Bowden, David Baldwin, Rasmus Licht, Eduard Vieta, Hans-Jürgen Möller, undefined World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry Task Force on Treatment Guidelines for Bipolar Disorders

The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry | Informa UK Limited | Published : 2002

Abstract

These practice guidelines for the biological, mainly pharmacological treatment of bipolar depression were developed by an international task force of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP). Their purpose is to supply a systematic overview of all scientific evidence pertaining to the treatment of bipolar depression. The data used for these guidelines have been extracted from a MEDLINE and EMBASE search, and from recent proceedings of key conferences and various national and international treatment guidelines. Their scientific rigor was categorised into four levels of evidence (A-D). As these guidelines are intended for clinical use, the scientific evidence was not ..

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