Which antidepressants flick the switch?

  title={Which antidepressants flick the switch?},
  author={Gordon Parker and Kay Parker},
  journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry},
  volume={37 4},
OBJECTIVE The Black Dog Institute seeks to address issues of relevance to the clinical management of those with a mood disorder. This overview considers the capacity of antidepressant drugs, and particularly the new classes, to induce manic switching in depressed patients. METHOD Relevant literature is reviewed. RESULTS It is unclear whether antidepressant drugs from any of the classes induce switching in unipolar depressed patients. In bipolar depressed patients, the broad-spectrum… CONTINUE READING

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