10. The Primacy of Mania

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen3,4
  1. Athanasios Koukopoulos

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470017953.ch10

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

How to Cite

Koukopoulos, A. (2005) The Primacy of Mania, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470017953.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    International Mood Center, Department of Psychiatry at the University of San Diego and Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. (116-A), San Diego, CA 92161, USA

  2. 3

    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA

  3. 4

    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly & Co, 525 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225, USA

Author Information

  1. Centro Lucio Bini, Via Crescenzio 42, 00193 Rome, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856079

Online ISBN: 9780470017951

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Keywords:

  • mixed mood disorders;
  • bipolar spectrum;
  • manicdepressive cercle;
  • lithium discontinuation;
  • anti-excitatory effect of lamotrigine;
  • recreational stimulant drugs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Historical Context

  • Observations from Pharmacotherapy

  • Other Sources of Evidence

  • Therapeutic Implications

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References