Pharmacological Treatment of Bipolar Depression

Allan H. Young, Charles B. Nemeroff

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBipolar Disorder
Subtitle of host publicationClinical and Neurobiological Foundations
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9780470721988
StatePublished - Aug 13 2010


  • Acute efficacy of quetiapine monotherapy - in patients with bipolar I or bipolar II depression
  • Adjunctive lamotrigine, as treatment for bipolar I depression - investigated in Systematic Treatment Enhancement Programme for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD)
  • Degree of disability - associated with bipolar depression episodes
  • Diagnostic accuracy, intensive scrutiny for presence of manic/hypomanic, psychotic or reverse vegetative symptoms in patients
  • Lamotrigine use, as maintenance treatment - in rapid-cycling bipolar disorder
  • Monamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • Olanzapine and olanzapine/fluoxetine combination - efficacy of olanzapine/fluoxetine combination (OFC)
  • Pharmacological treatment of bipolar depression
  • Sertraline, bupropion and venlafaxine efficacy - adjunctive treatment to mood-stabilizers
  • Treatments for management of bipolar I depression

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  • Medicine(all)

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