Steroid induced rare bipolar mood disorder.


A patient with multiple psychosomatic disorder developed a steroid induced rare bipolar mood disorder (both mania and depression). The "unmasking effect" of steroids and a positive family history of psychiatric disorder as a possible risk factor, hitherto undocumented, is suggested in steroid induced psychosis. 
DOI: 10.1016/0924-9338(96)80305-1


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@article{Mazumdar1995SteroidIR, title={Steroid induced rare bipolar mood disorder.}, author={Piyeanku Mazumdar and Muhd Najib and Sonal Varma}, journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists}, year={1995}, volume={10 5}, pages={264-5} }