Aripiprazole augmentation in treatment-resistant bipolar depression: Early response and development of akathisia

@article{Kemp2007AripiprazoleAI,
  title={Aripiprazole augmentation in treatment-resistant bipolar depression: Early response and development of akathisia},
  author={David Eric Kemp and William S Gilmer and Jenelle Fleck and Joshua L. Straus and Melissa Karaffa},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={574-577}
}
There is growing evidence that atypical antipsychotics may be effective in the treatment of acute bipolar depression. Results from randomized, placebo-controlled trials support the use of quetiapine monotherapy and a combination of olanzapine-fluoxetine in the depressed phase of bipolar disorder, while only limited data exists regarding the use of aripiprazole in this population. To assess the potential effectiveness of aripiprazole in treating acute bipolar depression, a chart review was… CONTINUE READING

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