Older adults with bipolar disorder: Guidelines for primary care providers

Tracey Sherrod, A. Quinlan-Colwell, Theresa B. Lattimore, Mona M. Shattell, Laurie Kennedy-Malone

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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to present evidence-based guidelines to facilitate early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of older adults with symptoms of bipolar disorder. Assessment criteria, diagnostic tools, and interventions to optimize care of older adults with bipolar disorder-with a focus on implications for primary care providers-are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)20-29
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of gerontological nursing
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Gerontology

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