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Difficult Mood Disorder Successfully Treated; Largest Study Proves Effectiveness Of Lamotrigine For Rapid Cycling Manic-Depression

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December 14, 2000
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University Hospitals Of Cleveland
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According to the largest and only prospective placebo-controlled study in patients with rapid cycling bipolar disorder (manic depression), a drug called lamotrigine is safe and effective in preventing episodes of mood swings.

According to the largest and only prospective placebo-controlled study in patients with rapid cycling bipolar disorder (manic depression), a drug called lamotrigine is safe and effective in preventing episodes of mood swings. The study, published in the current issue of Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, was authored by Joseph R. Calabrese, MD, Director of the Mood Disorders Center at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Professor of Psychiatry at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and the lead researcher.


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University Hospitals Of Cleveland. "Difficult Mood Disorder Successfully Treated; Largest Study Proves Effectiveness Of Lamotrigine For Rapid Cycling Manic-Depression." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 14 December 2000. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/12/001214082725.htm>.
University Hospitals Of Cleveland. (2000, December 14). Difficult Mood Disorder Successfully Treated; Largest Study Proves Effectiveness Of Lamotrigine For Rapid Cycling Manic-Depression. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/12/001214082725.htm
University Hospitals Of Cleveland. "Difficult Mood Disorder Successfully Treated; Largest Study Proves Effectiveness Of Lamotrigine For Rapid Cycling Manic-Depression." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2000/12/001214082725.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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