A 30-year-old member asked:
Is valproate acid (depakote) effective for treating bipolar mixed depressive states?
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Psychiatry 57 years experience
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Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes. : Bipolar disorders are complex to understand and to treat. Combining proper medication with therapy is ideal
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Last updated Oct 31, 2018
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