Biochemical effects of carbamazepine: Relationship to its mechanisms of action in affective illness

@article{Post1983BiochemicalEO,
  title={Biochemical effects of carbamazepine: Relationship to its mechanisms of action in affective illness},
  author={Robert M. Post and Thomas W Uhde and David R Rubinow and James C. Ballenger and Philip W. Gold},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1983},
  volume={7},
  pages={263-271}
}
  • R. PostT. Uhde P. Gold
  • Published 31 December 1983
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry

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