Psychotropic effects of antiepileptic drugs.

  title={Psychotropic effects of antiepileptic drugs.},
  author={Siddhartha S Nadkarni and Orrin Devinsky},
  journal={Epilepsy currents},
  volume={5 5},
Antiepileptic drugs are important psychotropic agents that are commonly used to treat psychiatric disorders. The behavioral effects of antiepileptic drugs may differ between epilepsy and psychiatric patient populations. Randomized, double-blind, controlled data on the psychotropic efficacy of antiepileptic drugs are limited mainly to bipolar disorder.