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What is a mood stabilizer?

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The concept of mood stability is attractive to both patients and clinicians alike, and hence the term 'mood stabilizer' has widespread currency. However, its worldwide acceptance and use in clinical practice is at odds with the absence of official recognition by regulatory authorities. The ideal mood stabilizer is said to have efficacy in the treatment of acute manic and depressive episodes, and also be effective in the prevention of recurrences. However, in reality, few drugs with perhaps th...

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10.1017/s0033291706009305

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
37
Issue:
5
Pages:
609-614
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:ea10df7e-4f99-4253-8ea3-e71b7737c9de
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97970
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pubs:97970

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