Chapter 10. Economics of Bipolar Disorder

  1. Lakshmi N. Yatham4 and
  2. Mario Maj5
  1. R. Sabes-Figuera1,
  2. D. Razzouk2 and
  3. Paul E. McCrone3

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661277.ch10

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

How to Cite

Sabes-Figuera, R., Razzouk, D. and McCrone, P. E. (2010) Economics of Bipolar Disorder, in Bipolar Disorder (eds L. N. Yatham and M. Maj), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661277.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Psychiatry, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  2. 5

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Health Service and Population Research Department PO24, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, De Crespigny Park, London SE5, 8AF, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), Sao Paulo, Brazil

  3. 3

    Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Section of Community Mental Health Service and Population Research, Department PO24, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470721988

Online ISBN: 9780470661277

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Keywords:

  • bipolar disorder economics;
  • bipolar disorder (BD), fifth leading cause of disability in the young - among mental disorders, fourth highest cause of burden;
  • economic cost of BD methodological considerations and cost of illness (COI) studies;
  • economic evaluations of interventions - for bipolar disorder;
  • effectiveness and medical costs - with valproate and lithium in patients hospitalized for acute manic or mixed episode;
  • cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) and cost-utility analysis (CUA);
  • quality adjusted life year (QALY);
  • electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for treatment resistant BD - in adolescents and young adults;
  • economic evidence for maintenance treatment - in bipolar disorder;
  • multicomponent intervention care programmes - economic evidence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Economic cost of bipolar disorder

  • Economic evaluations of interventions for bipolar disorder

  • Conclusions

  • References