Phenobarbital-responsive episodic dyscontrol (rage) in dogs.


Episodic dyscontrol (rage) was diagnosed from the clinical history, electroencephalographic findings, and response to oral treatment with phenobarbital in 3 dogs. Clinical features included a mood change heralding aggressive incidents, explosive aggression directed at people or objects, and a postaggressive phase characterized by lethargy and lack of… (More)


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@article{Dodman1992PhenobarbitalresponsiveED, title={Phenobarbital-responsive episodic dyscontrol (rage) in dogs.}, author={Nicholas H. Dodman and K. A. Miczek and Kevin Knowles and J. G. Thalhammer and Louis Shuster}, journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association}, year={1992}, volume={201 10}, pages={1580-3} }