Research Updates

Severity of bipolar disorder does not determine disability level

Dr Mary Wyatt

This study sought to understand whether patients with bipolar disorder admitted to hospital had a greater level of disability than those who had not been.

Some employers are concerned about returning employees with mental health disorders to the workplace. Patients with bipolar disorder can have significant mental health problems and may require admission to hospital. This study sought to understand whether patients who were admitted to hospital had a greater level of disability than those who had not been admitted to hospital. Despite differences in the severity of their conditio...

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