The use of stimulants and atomoxetine in adults with comorbid ADHD and bipolar disorder

@article{Perugi2015TheUO,
  title={The use of stimulants and atomoxetine in adults with comorbid ADHD and bipolar disorder},
  author={G. Perugi and G. Vannucchi},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={2193 - 2204}
}
Introduction: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) persists into adulthood in about 50% of the affected children, with high rates of comorbidity with bipolar disorder (BD). Stimulants and atomoxetine (ATX) are effective treatments for ADHD, but their use in adults with comorbid BD (ADHD-BD) has not been extensively studied and may be problematic. Areas covered: The aim of the paper is to summarize the available literature regarding the use of these medications in ADHD-BD adult… Expand
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