Atypical antipsychotics as "mood stabilizers": A retrospective chart review


Savaş H. A. , Yumru M., Kaya M. C. , SELEK S.

PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.31, no.5, pp.1064-1067, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2007.03.007
  • Title of Journal : PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1064-1067

Abstract

Background: Introduction and common usage of atypical antipsychotics in maintenance therapy for bipolar disorders is an innovative perspective. The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of atypical antipsychotics (AA) used either as monotherapy or in combination with a mood stabilizer (MS) in the maintenance treatment.