Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)
The NIMH-funded Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) is a long-term outpatient study designed to find out which treatments, or combinations of treatments, are most effective for treating episodes of depression and mania and for preventing recurrent episodes in people with bipolar disorder. This page provides comprehensive information about the study.
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News about the STEP-BD Study
- Science Update (Feb. 1, 2006): Early Findings from Largest NIMH-Funded Research Program on Bipolar Disorder Begin to Build Evidence-Base on Best Treatment Options