Double-blind randomized trial of risperidone versus divalproex in pediatric bipolar disorder: fMRI outcomes.

@article{Pavuluri2011DoubleblindRT,
  title={Double-blind randomized trial of risperidone versus divalproex in pediatric bipolar disorder: fMRI outcomes.},
  author={Mani N. Pavuluri and Alessandra M. Passarotti and Lisa H. Lu and Julie A Carbray and John A. Sweeney},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2011},
  volume={193 1},
  pages={28-37}
}
The aim of this research was to determine the relative effects of risperidone and divalproex on brain function in pediatric mania. This is a double-blind 6-week functional magnetic resonance imaging trial with 24 unmedicated manic patients randomized to risperidone or divalproex, and 14 healthy controls (HCs) matched for IQ and demographic factors (mean age: 13.1±3.3years). A pediatric affective color matching task, in which subjects matched the color of a positive, negative or neutral word… CONTINUE READING
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28–37 interface of cognitive and emotional brain systems in pediatric bipolar disorder

  • M. N. Pavuluri
  • Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
  • 2011

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