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A 30-year-old female asked:

Are antidepressants a good treatment for bipolar type 1 mixed (moderate)?

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Dr. Joseph Di lullo
Psychiatry 21 years experience
Mood stabilzers : Miod stabilizers are the treatment of choice. Antidepressants are sometimes used in combination but there is very limited evidence for this (besides fluoxetine + olanzapine). Antidepressants alone could make mood symptoms and severity worse.

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Last updated Feb 6, 2016

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