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Effects of a branched-chain amino acid drink in mania.

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BACKGROUND: Administration of a complex tyrosine-free amino acid drink acutely decreases manic symptoms. Although a nutrient-based approach to illness management is attractive, complex amino acid drinks are too unpalatable for repeated administration. AIMS: To assess whether a simple, branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) drink diminishes manic symptoms acutely and following repeated administration. METHOD: Twenty-five patients with mania were randomly and blindly allocated to treatment with BCAA ...

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10.1192/bjp.182.3.210

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Journal:
British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
182
Issue:
MAR.
Pages:
210-213
Publication date:
2003-03-01
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
Source identifiers:
97913
Language:
English
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pubs:97913
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uuid:da396c96-0838-4e60-9a69-8a892373204c
Local pid:
pubs:97913
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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