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Research Studies of Veterans Living with Bipolar Disorder

Promising New Treatment Model for Bipolar Disorder Tested on Veterans
A new three-year study, lead by Providence Veterans Affairs Medical center and Brown Medical School, on a new and cost effective treatment model for bipolar disorder was tested on over 300 veterans.

Gaps in Quality of Care for the Care of Bipolar Disorder in the VA
A study concluded in 2006 found that some patient factors were related to gaps in quality of care for veterans living with bipolar disorder. The most significant were low medication insight, binge drinking and difficulty accessing psychiatric care.

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