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A favorable response to lithium carbonate in a "schizo-affective" father and son.
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PMID:  937574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It has recently been suggested that patients with mania are often misdiagnosed as having schizophrenia. The authors report a favorable clinical response to lithium carbonate in a father and son with an apparent schizo-affective syndromes may respond favorably to lithium but caution that a favorable response in such cases does not absolutely confirm a diagnosis of mania.
D E Reiser; A B Willett
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of psychiatry     Volume:  133     ISSN:  0002-953X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1976 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-08-23     Completed Date:  1976-08-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370512     Medline TA:  Am J Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  824-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Lithium / therapeutic use*
Middle Aged
Schizophrenia / drug therapy,  genetics*
Schizophrenia, Paranoid / drug therapy
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