18 February 2020
Prenumerera på information från Nationella Kvalitetsregister

National Quality Register for Bipolar Affective Disorder (BipoläR)

  • Registry Manager: Region Västra Götaland
  • Registry Centre - affiliation: Registry Centre Västra Götaland
  • Start year: 2004
  • Classifications used: ICD10, DSM 4
  • This registry contains data on: Pharmaceuticals, Diagnoses, Interventions, Primary Care, Inpatient Care, Specialised Outpatient Care, Socio-economics, Risk Factors, Follow-up Data 12 months or later after last registration

Description of registry

BipoläR works for better follow-up and treatment of bipolar affective disorder. The objective of BipoläR is to create conditions for organisational development, evaluation and research on e.g. long-term effects of medication.


The registry is intended to include all patients with bipolar disorder who have made a visit to an outpatient care unit.

Ages in the registry

All ages.

Volume of registry

Two types of registrations are done in the registry: new registrations and follow-ups. Detailed information on the volume of the registry can be found in the annual reports at the registry website.

Coverage rate

Approximately 30 % of bipolar disorder patients in the Swedish population have been registered in the quality register BipoläR.

Note: Variable lists are updated on a regular basis and should therefore be seen as preliminary. For the latest version, please contact the registry.

Category: Psychiatry

Certification level: 3

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