Manic symptoms during depressive episodes in 1,380 patients with bipolar disorder: findings from the STEP-BD.

TitleManic symptoms during depressive episodes in 1,380 patients with bipolar disorder: findings from the STEP-BD.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsGoldberg, JF, Perlis RH, Bowden CL, Thase ME, Miklowitz DJ, Marangell LB, Calabrese JR, Nierenberg AA, Sachs GS
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume166
Issue2
Pagination173-81
Date Published2009 Feb
ISSN1535-7228
KeywordsAdult, Affect, Antidepressive Agents, Antimanic Agents, Bipolar disorder, Cross-Sectional Studies, Depressive Disorder, Major, Diagnosis, Differential, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Euphoria, Female, Humans, Irritable Mood, Longitudinal Studies, Male, Middle Aged, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Psychometrics, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

Little is known about how often bipolar depressive episodes are accompanied by subsyndromal manic symptoms in bipolar I and II disorders. The authors sought to determine the frequency and clinical correlates of manic symptoms during episodes of bipolar depression.

DOI10.1038/npp.2011.192
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry