Behavioral addictions in euthymic patients with bipolar I disorder: a comparison to controls. Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Background Bipolar disorder may be associated with a hypersensitive behavioral approach system and therefore to increased reward sensitivity. The objective of this study is to explore the interrelationships between bipolar disorder, behavioral addictions, and personality/temperament traits in a group of euthymic outpatients with bipolar I disorder and in a group of comparison subjects. Methods Fifty clinically stable patients and 50 comparison subjects matched for age, sex, and educational level were administered the …

publication date

  • January 1, 2013