Mania precipitated by opioid withdrawal: a retrospective study.

  title={Mania precipitated by opioid withdrawal: a retrospective study.},
  author={S. Shariat and Z. Hosseinifard and M. Taban and A. Shabani},
  journal={The American journal on addictions},
  volume={22 4},
OBJECTIVE Little evidence is available on the occurrence of mania following opioid withdrawal. This is the first report on clinical and demographic characteristics of mania precipitated by opioid withdrawal in a relatively large sample. METHOD In this study, we assessed the files of the patients admitted to a large referral psychiatric hospital during a 3-year period with a presentation of manic episode shortly after opioid withdrawal. Forty-five relevant cases (one woman) were found… Expand
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