CK levels in unmedicated bipolar patients.

  title={CK levels in unmedicated bipolar patients.},
  author={Michael A Segal and Avi Avital and Marina Drobot and Aida Lukanin and Andrei Derevenski and Sergio Sandbank and Abraham Weizman},
  journal={European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology},
  volume={17 12},
Various reports have described increased serum creatine kinase (CK) activity in the majority of hospitalized acutely disturbed schizophrenics and patients with affective psychoses. We investigated CK serum levels of 52 unmedicated bipolar inpatients, in manic versus depressive states. Additional 17 patients were evaluated in both states. Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression and Young Mania Rating Scale were used and blood samples were obtained from new admitted patients. Higher CK level was… CONTINUE READING


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