Bipolar Disorder: An Update

  title={Bipolar Disorder: An Update},
  author={R. El-Mallakh and A. Elmaadawi and Muruga Loganathan and Kavita Lohano and Y. Gao},
  journal={Postgraduate Medicine},
  pages={24 - 31}
  • R. El-Mallakh, A. Elmaadawi, +2 authors Y. Gao
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medicine
  • Abstract There has been a recent increase in the number of clinical trials and treatment options for bipolar disorder. This research has resulted in new treatment options. Most second-generation antipsychotics have demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of mania, both in monotherapy and as adjuncts to mood stabilizers. For bipolar depression, nearly all randomized, placebo-controlled studies have demonstrated that antidepressants do not provide any additional benefit to ongoing mood stabilizers… CONTINUE READING
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