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Letters to the Editor

Possible Manic Phase Precipitated by Antidepressant Treatment

David A. Smith, MD, CMD

Published: April 1, 2000

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Sir: I read with interest the December 1999 “Diary From theFront Lines” column by Christian G. Wolff, M.D.1 I wonder ifDr. Wolff considered that his Wednesday patient, BT, mighthave cyclothymia or bipolar illness. The patient’s excessivelyloud speech might not be from hearing problems but rather besimilar to the typical pressured speech associated with theaforementioned disorders.


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