5. Carbamazepine, Other Anticonvulsants and Augmenting Agents

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen3,4
  1. Heinz Grunze

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470017953.ch5

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

How to Cite

Grunze, H. (2005) Carbamazepine, Other Anticonvulsants and Augmenting Agents, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470017953.ch5

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. Psychiatrische Klinik und Poliklinik LMU München, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Nussbaumstrasse 7, D-80336 Munich, Germany

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:

  • anticonvulsants;
  • nutritional supplements and thyroid hormone;
  • first-line antimanic agents;
  • placebo-controlled add-on trial;
  • refractory partial epilepsy;
  • double-blind randomized trial;
  • calcium antagonists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anticonvulsants

  • Antidepressants in Bipolar Disorder

  • Other Potentially Useful Agents in Bipolar Disorder

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References