Carla Quintão

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BACKGROUND Stabilization of rapid-cycling bipolar disorder is extremely difficult. METHODS A refractory bipolar I rapid-cycling patient on valproate was treated with long "nights" (extended sleep in darkness) and daytime light therapy. RESULTS Rapid cycling immediately stopped on initiation of a 10 hour dark/rest period. This was extended to 14 hours(More)
vi Acknowledgements First, I thank my supervisor, Professor Hugo Gamboa, who has challenged me throughout my thesis. I offer my sincerest gratitude to my co-supervisor, Professor Carla Quin-tão, who always presented me different paths and solutions when problems emerged, and encouraged me to think further; this work would have never been written without her(More)
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