Lithium prophylaxis of tricyclic-antidepressant-induced mania in bipolar patients

M. W. Jann, A. H. Bitar, A. Rao

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The authors reviewed the charts of 30 bipolar patients taking lithium who were treated with tricyclic antidepressants; 12 experienced a switch from depression to hypomania or mania. The correlation between low serum lithium levels and switch to mania was statistically significant.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)683-684
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1982


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