Bipolar depression: treatment options.

  title={Bipolar depression: treatment options.},
  author={Lakshmi N. Yatham and Vivek Kusumakar and Sagar V. Parikh and David R S Haslam and Rita Matte and Verinder Sharma and Sean C. Kennedy},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  volume={42 Suppl 2},
OBJECTIVE To review studies on treatments for bipolar depression and make recommendations for practising clinicians treating patients with bipolar depression. METHOD Studies that examined various treatments for bipolar depression were evaluated and rated for evidence of efficacy using Periodic Health Examination criteria. The rating for classification of recommendation for an intervention was made taking both the efficacy and the side effects into consideration. RESULTS Mood stabilizers… CONTINUE READING


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