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Effect of carbamazepine on body weight in affectively ill patients.
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PMID:  3711029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of carbamazepine on body weight was studied in 24 patients with affective illness. Carbamazepine caused significant increases in body weight in the depressed but not the manic patients. Furthermore, the weight gain in the depressed patients seemed to be related to the response to treatment. These preliminary findings suggesting that weight gain is related to improvement in depression and not to a direct effect of the drug require further study.
R T Joffe; R M Post; T W Uhde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of clinical psychiatry     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0160-6689     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-09     Completed Date:  1986-07-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801243     Medline TA:  J Clin Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bipolar Disorder / drug therapy,  psychology
Body Weight / drug effects*
Carbamazepine / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Depressive Disorder / drug therapy*,  psychology
Double-Blind Method
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
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