Antiepileptic drugs in mood-disordered patients.

  title={Antiepileptic drugs in mood-disordered patients.},
  author={Prashant Gajwani and Anna Forsthoff and David J. Muzina and Benedikt Amann and Keming Gao and Omar Elhaj and Joseph R. Calabrese and Heinz Grunze},
  volume={46 Suppl 4},
Bipolar disorder is a common, recurrent, often severe mental disorder that, without adequate treatment, is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. We review the evidence on the efficacy of a spectrum of antiepileptic drugs (AED) in bipolar disorder. Most studies have been carried out with carbamazepine (CBZ), valproate (VPA), and lamotrigine… CONTINUE READING