EEG evidence of epileptiform paroxysms in rapid cycling bipolar patients.

@article{Levy1988EEGEO,
  title={EEG evidence of epileptiform paroxysms in rapid cycling bipolar patients.},
  author={Adam B. Levy and Miles E. Drake and K E Shy},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={1988},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={232-4}
}
Electroencephalographic (EEG) abnormalities have been described in patients with mood disorders. In an effort to determine if rapid cycling bipolar affective disorder patients may demonstrate more prevalent EEG paroxysmal activity than patients with non-rapid cycling mood disorders, we studied five consecutively identified bipolar patients who cycled at least four times a year. They were compared with 25 consecutive affective disorder patients who received an EEG before electroconvulsive… CONTINUE READING

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