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Dextroamphetamine treatment of mania.

Authors
  • Garvey, M J
  • Hwang, S
  • Teubner-Rhodes, D
  • Zander, J
  • Rhem, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1987
Volume
48
Issue
10
Pages
412–413
Identifiers
PMID: 3312177
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Five of six acutely manic patients treated with dextroamphetamine experienced a 50% or greater reduction in their mania severity scores. Side effects were noted in only one patient. The treatment results suggest that dextroamphetamine might be useful in the treatment of mania.

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