Rapid titration of mood stabilizers predicts remission from mixed or pure mania in bipolar patients.

@article{Goldberg1998RapidTO,
  title={Rapid titration of mood stabilizers predicts remission from mixed or pure mania in bipolar patients.},
  author={Joseph F Goldberg and Jessica L Garno and Andrew C. Leon and James Howard Kocsis and Laura Portera},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={151-8}
}
BACKGROUND Recent investigations have suggested that the antimanic agents divalproex sodium and carbamazepine may each hasten hospital discharge and be especially beneficial in treating mixed-state mania. This study retrospectively compared the time to remission for pure versus mixed manic bipolar inpatients who were taking lithium, divalproex, or… CONTINUE READING