The boundary between mixed and manic episodes in the ICD-10 classification.

@article{Sato2002TheBB,
  title={The boundary between mixed and manic episodes in the ICD-10 classification.},
  author={Tetsuya Sato and Ronald Bottlender and Nikolaus Kleindienst and Akira Tanabe and H F M{\"o}ller},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={106 2},
  pages={109-16}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the boundary between ICD-10 mixed and manic episodes, which has apparently remained understudied. METHOD In-patients with ICD-10 mixed (n=36) and manic episodes (n=145) were compared in terms of demographic, clinical, therapeutical and outcome variables. RESULTS Of in-patients with manic episode, 26 (18%) had several depressive symptoms at admission. These patients (dysphoric manic patients) were very similar to patients with ICD-10 mixed episode in terms of current… CONTINUE READING