Sequence of affective polarity and lithium response: preliminary report on Munich sample.

As an alternative to the bipolar I/II distinction, a subtyping of bipolar affective disorders according to the sequence of polarity (mania or depression) has been proposed. In a study of 93 patients with bipolar affective and bipolar schizoaffective disorders we tested the stability of a subtyping using the sequence of polarity. Furthermore we investigated… CONTINUE READING