The dexamethasone suppression test in mixed bipolar disorder

D. L. Evans, C. B. Nemeroff

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The authors administered the dexamethasone suppression test to 10 patients who met DSM-III criteria for bipolar disorder. All 7 patients with bipolar disorder, mixed type, failed to suppress cortisol; however, the 3 patients with bipolar disorder, manic type, were normal suppressors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)615-617
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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