Rapid cycling bipolar disorder post-heart transplant: A case report

@inproceedings{Thompson2018RapidCB,
  title={Rapid cycling bipolar disorder post-heart transplant: A case report},
  author={Alexander J. Thompson and Glynis Cosker and F Body and Samantha Rose Hill and Mukaetova-Ladinska Eb},
  year={2018}
}
There are few reports of psychiatric complications following transplant surgery in older people. Here we present a longitudinal assessment of a 69-year-old lady, a carrier of Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, who after having a heart transplant developed transient and prolonged neurological and psychiatric features. Initially the presentation resembled steroid induced psychosis with an underlying delirium; however, this evolved into an episode of rapid cycling diurnal mood variation. The following… CONTINUE READING

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