The risk of switch to mania in patients with bipolar disorder during treatment with an antidepressant alone and in combination with a mood stabilizer.

@article{Viktorin2014TheRO,
  title={The risk of switch to mania in patients with bipolar disorder during treatment with an antidepressant alone and in combination with a mood stabilizer.},
  author={A. Viktorin and P. Lichtenstein and M. Thase and H. Larsson and C. Lundholm and P. Magnusson and M. Land{\'e}n},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2014},
  volume={171 10},
  pages={
          1067-73
        }
}
  • A. Viktorin, P. Lichtenstein, +4 authors M. Landén
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • OBJECTIVE This study examined the risk of antidepressant-induced manic switch in patients with bipolar disorder treated either with antidepressant monotherapy or with an antidepressant in conjunction with a mood stabilizer. METHOD Using Swedish national registries, the authors identified 3,240 patients with bipolar disorder who started treatment with an antidepressant and had no antidepressant treatment during the previous year. Patients were categorized into those receiving antidepressant… CONTINUE READING

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