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mood stabilizer

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A drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood stabilizers include lithium and carbamazepine.

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mood stabilizer

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood stabilizers include lithium and carbamazepine.

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mood stabilizer

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 54 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood stabilizers include ...

mood stabilizer n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 31 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood stabilizers include lithium and antiepileptics....

Deprescribing Mood Stabilizers

Swapnil Gupta, Rebecca Miller and John D. Cahill.

in Deprescribing in Psychiatry

September 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 4363 words.

This chapter reviews the literature on lithium withdrawal and provides strategies on how to reduce the risk of relapse through such measures as slow tapers. Combinations of mood stabilizers...

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Second-Messenger Modifiers (“Mood Stabilizers”)

S. Nassir Ghaemi.

in Clinical Psychopharmacology

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 8367 words.

The drug class of second-messenger modifiers includes agents called “mood stabilizers.” It consists of lithium and some anticonvulsants: valproate, carbamazepine, and lamotrigine. The...

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Mood Stabilizers: Lithium, Anticonvulsants, and Others

Robert A. Kowatch, Jeffrey R. Strawn and Arman Danielyan.

in Pediatric Psychopharmacology

December 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 11110 words.

Chapter 22 reviews the mechanism of action of mood stabilizers, which can be divided into the traditional agents — lithium, valproate, and carbamazepine — and the newer or “novel” agents,...

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Lithium and related mood stabilizers

Robert M. Post.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 8904 words.

Lithium is the paradigmatic mood stabilizer. It is effective in the acute and prophylactic treatment of both mania and, to a lesser magnitude, depression. These characteristics are...

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mood stabilizer

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 27 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood

mood stabilizer n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 29 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood

mood stabilizer n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 29 words.

a drug used in the treatment of bipolar affective disorder to reduce the severity of manic and depressive episodes. Mood

The Mood Stabilizer Lithium Potentiates the Antidepressant-Like Effects and Ameliorates Oxidative Stress Induced by Acute Ketamine in a Mouse Model of Stress

Chi-Tso Chiu, Lisa Scheuing, Guangping Liu, Hsiao-Mei Liao, Gabriel R. Linares, Dora Lin and De-Maw Chuang.

in International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

April 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Neurology; Psychiatry; Neuroscience. 7785 words.

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Evidence suggests that mammalian target of rapamycin activation mediates ketamine’s rapid but transient antidepressant effects and that glycogen...

Mood Stabilizer Monotherapy versus Adjunctive Antidepressant for Bipolar Depression

João Paulo De Aquino and Robert Beech.

in 50 Studies Every Psychiatrist Should Know

May 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Primary Care; Psychiatry; Psychology. 1573 words.

This chapter provides a summary of a landmark study on bipolar disorder, which aims to address the following question: In patients with bipolar disorder receiving mood-stabilizing agents,...

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bipolar affective disorder n.

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 47 words.

a severe mental illness causing repeated episodes of depression, mania, or mixed affective state. Mood stabilizers (e.g. lithium) are used

Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

Neha Gupta.

in Psychiatry Board Review

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 42 words.

In this chapter, essential aspects of the treatment of psychiatric disorders are reviewed including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug interactions, psychogenomics and the use of...

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Pharmacological approaches

Robert D. Goldney.

in Suicide Prevention

April 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3355 words.

The use of some psychotropic medications in those who are suicidal has been controversial. If there is a mental disorder for which there is evidence of effective pharmacological treatment,...

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Treatment guidelines for management of bipolar disorder

Lakshmi N Yatham and Gin S Malhi.

in Bipolar Disorder

January 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 3258 words.

First line treatments for mania include monotherapy with lithium or valproate or an atypical antipsychotic or a combination of lithium or valproate plus an...

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Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

Harvinder Singh, Miyun Kang, Sarah de Asis, Rajiv Radhakrishnan, Rajesh R. Tampi, Esha Sharma, Geetha Manikkara, Silpa Balachandran, Mahitha Kolli and Suneela Cherlopalle.

in Psychiatry Board Review

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 62 words.

In this chapter the treatment of psychiatric disorders are reviewed including antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antianxiety agents, antipsychotics, psychostimulants, hypnotics, sedatives,...

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Drug Class Summaries and Dosing Guidelines

S. Nassir Ghaemi.

in Clinical Psychopharmacology

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Psychology. 3723 words.

A “mood stabilizer” is a drug that prevents mania and depressive episodes in bipolar disorder. The four drugs that have reasonable evidence that they can do this are lithium, Depakote,...

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The influence of psychiatric and medical comorbidities in treatment resistance for mood disorders

Sheng-Min Wang and Chi-Un Pae.

in Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 6455 words.

Mood disorders are chronic and severe mental health conditions which are frequently encountered in routine clinical practice. They present with diverse symptoms and varying clinical courses...

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The treatment of bipolar disorder in the era of personalized medicine: myth or promise?

Chiara Fabbri and Alessandro Serretti.

in The Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 6841 words.

Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic disease associated with high personal and socio-economic burden. Genetics accounts for 20–95% of variability in central nervous system drug disposition...

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