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Articles Print Friendly  Effects of Long-Term Treatment With Topiramate on Mood and Body Weight in Patients With Bipolar Disorders David B. Marcotte, MD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2003;10(3):63-68

Articles Print Friendly  Fibromyalgia and Psychopathology in a Community Hospital Emergency Room P. Waverly Davidson III, MD, FACP Return Primary Psychiatry. 2003;10(3):69-73   Dr. Davidson is clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Southern California School of Medicine, and consulting psychiatrist at the Pacific Hospital of…
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Articles Print Friendly  Successful Concomitant Treatment of Raynaud’s Phenomena, Premenstrual Dysphoric Symptoms, and Bipolar Disorder With Oxcarbazepine and Venlafaxine Hayne McMeekin, MD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2003;10(3):53-56   Dr. McMeekin is in private practice at Piedmont Psychiatric Associates in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Disclosure: Dr. McMeekin is a regional speaker for Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Please direct all…
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Articles Print Friendly  Genetics and Genomics in Schizophrenia Ming T. Tsuang, MD, PhD, DSc, Stephen J. Glatt, PhD, and Stephen V. Faraone, PhD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2003;10(3):37-40,50

Articles Print Friendly  The Bipolar Spectrum in Psychiatric and General Medical Practice Hagop S. Akiskal, MD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2004;11(9):30-35 Focus Points • Bipolar disorder is more prevalent than previously believed. • This higher prevalence is largely accounted for by a spectrum of bipolar disorders, which include bipolar type I, type II, and beyond. •…
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Articles Print Friendly  Are Some Forms of Substance Abuse Related to the Bipolar Spectrum? Hypothetical Considerations and Therapeutic Implications Alvaro Camacho, MD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2004;11(9):42-46   Dr. Camacho is a research fellow with the International Mood Center in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California in San Diego, and is attending psychiatrist…
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Articles Print Friendly  Are Some Forms of Substance Abuse Related to the Bipolar Spectrum? Hypothetical Considerations and Therapeutic Implications Alvaro Camacho, MD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2004;11(9):42-46   Dr. Camacho is a research fellow with the International Mood Center in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California in San Diego, and is attending psychiatrist…
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Focus Points • Many of the recommendations in the American Psychiatric Association’s “Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Bipolar Disorder” are supported by a limited evidence base. • Guideline recommendations may change rapidly as new evidence is generated. • Some treatments, including antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and arguably newer antidepressants, could be considered mood stabilizers.…
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Articles Print Friendly  Pediatric Bipolar Disorder or Disruptive Behavior Disorder? Joseph Biederman, MD, Eric Mick, ScD, Stephen V. Faraone, PhD, and Janet Wozniak, MD Return Primary Psychiatry. 2004;11(9):36-41     Faculty Affiliations and Disclosures Dr. Biederman is professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and chief of the Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit at Massachusetts General…
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 e-mail: ns@mblcommunications.com   Dr. Sussman is editor of Primary Psychiatry as well as professor of psychiatry and interim chairman in the Department of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Nelson is Leon J Epstein Professor of Psychiatry and director of Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of California,…
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