Priority 21 from the Bipolar PSP

UNCERTAINTY:What are the outcomes of people with bipolar being more involved in decisions about their treatment? (JLA PSP Priority 21)
Overall ranking 21
JLA question ID 0041/21
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP.

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples For full examples, see Category ID T15 on spreadsheet.  Do people with bipolar who are given more choice and control in their treatment plan as well as given evidence based information about medication side effects improve quicker than patients who are less involved in their own care plan? ~ What are the effects of much of the ongoing management of the condition lying with the sufferer? ~ As a pharmacist I would be interested to know if patients receive enough information about their medication and have a choice of the medication prescribed. ~ Why so much resistance to involvement in my own care? ~  How can patients participate more in their own treatment/feed back to workers what helps/what doesn't?
Submitted by Patients x 21 ~ Carers x 6 ~ Health Professionals x 5
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0041
PSP name Bipolar
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 363  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 14 June 2016