Susanne Effenberger

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BACKGROUND Antiepileptics have been shown to reduce alcohol intake or to prevent relapse in patients with alcoholism. GOAL To investigate if the new antiepileptic levetiracetam (LEV) prevents relapse after detoxification compared with placebo in patients with alcohol dependence. METHODS Two hundred one patients were included in the prospective,(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined gender differences in the prevalence and types of psychotic symptoms in bipolar mania. METHODS Participants were drawn from consecutive admissions to the psychiatric clinic in Chemnitz, Germany, in 2005. The diagnosis of bipolar disorder, manic episode was made within 24 hours of admission, and the severity of mania was(More)
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