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Pharmacotherapy for bipolar disorder in older people

  1. Akshya Vasudev1,*,
  2. Alan J Thomas2,
  3. Heinz Grunze3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group

Published Online: 30 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010495


How to Cite

Vasudev A, Thomas AJ, Grunze H. Pharmacotherapy for bipolar disorder in older people (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD010495. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010495.

Author Information

  1. 1

    London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Newcastle University, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle University, Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, UK

*Akshya Vasudev, University of Western Ontario, London Health Sciences Centre, Victoria Hospital, 800 Commissioners Road East, PO BOX 5010, London, Ontario, Canada. akshya.vasudev@uwo.ca. akshya38@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 30 APR 2013

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