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Valproic acid, valproate and divalproex in the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2013
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1 news outlet
blogs
1 blog
twitter
7 tweeters

Citations

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Title
Valproic acid, valproate and divalproex in the maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, October 2013
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003196.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Andrea Cipriani, Keith Reid, Allan H Young, Karine Macritchie, John Geddes

Abstract

Bipolar disorder is a recurrent illness that is amongst the top 30 causes of disability worldwide and is associated with significant healthcare costs. In the past, emphasis was placed solely on the treatment of acute episodes of bipolar disorder; recently, the importance of episode prevention and of minimisation of iatrogenicity has been recognised. For many years, lithium was the only mood stabiliser in common use, and it remains an agent of first choice in the preventative treatment of bipolar disorder. However, an estimated 20% to 40% of patients may not respond adequately to lithium. Valproate is an anticonvulsant drug that has been shown to be effective in acute mania and is frequently used in maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder. When the acceptability of long-term treatment is considered, together with efficacy, the adverse event profile of a medication is also important. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2001 and last updated in 2009.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
India 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Unknown 195 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 32 16%
Student > Master 28 14%
Student > Bachelor 28 14%
Unspecified 23 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 10%
Other 71 35%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 82 40%
Unspecified 34 17%
Psychology 23 11%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 12 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 5%
Other 42 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 May 2019.
All research outputs
#786,012
of 13,104,978 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2,551
of 10,476 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,887
of 179,825 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#24
of 100 outputs
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