The Role of Newer Antiglutamatergic Agents as Mood-Stabilizers in Bipolar Disorder

Author(s): Marianna Abelli, Claudia Martini, Stefano Pini, Camilla Gesi, Giovanni B. Cassano

Journal Name: Current Drug Targets

Volume 6 , Issue 5 , 2005

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In bipolar patients, maintenance treatment with anticonvulsive agents is a valid alternative to lithium. These agents have widely varying mechanisms of action. Some of these medications focus on the current understanding of antiglutamatergic mechanisms of action and their treatment implications for bipolar disorders.

Keywords: glutamate, anticonvulsants, depression, bipolar disorder

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Year: 2005
Published on: 01 March, 2012
Page: [607 - 614]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/1389450054546015
Price: $65

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