This work may not be copied, distributed, displayed, published, reproduced, transmitted, modified, posted, sold, licensed, or used for commercial purposes. By downloading this file, you are agreeing to the publisher’s Terms & Conditions.

Diagnosis, Medication Selection, and Dosing for Specific Indications

Guideline 8: Mania (Bipolar I Disorder)

 

Published: January 1, 2004

Article Abstract

Because this piece does not have an abstract, we have provided for your benefit the first 3 sentences of the full text.

The experts considered elevated, expansive, or irritable mood that persists for at least 1 week the single most important discriminating feature in diagnosing nonpsychotic mania in an older patient. The other features they endorsed agree closely with the DSM-IV criteria for a manic episode.

The two most important diagnostic features for psychotic mania are hallucinations or delusions and elevated, expansive, or irritable mood.’ ‹


Some JCP and PCC articles are available in PDF format only. Please click the PDF link at the top of this page to access the full text.

Volume: 65

Quick Links: Bipolar Disorder

Sign-up to stay
up-to-date today!

SUBSCRIBE

Already registered? Sign In

Case Report

Safety and Tolerability of Concomitant Intranasal Esketamine Treatment With Irreversible, Nonselective MAOIs: A Case Series

Three cases suggest that concomitant use of intranasal esketamine with an irreversible, nonselective MAOI is safe in...

Read More...