Hydrocephalus and bipolar affective disorderIrish Journal of Psychological Medicine (2011)
Bipolar disorder can emerge in the context of organic brain pathology. In the case presented, long-standing hydrocephalus was diagnosed in a man with relatively late-onset bipolar illness who presented initially with somewhat atypical, treatment-resistant depressive symptoms. Hypomania, followed by a rapid-cycling bipolar course, subsequently developed. This report reviews the association between bipolar disorder and hydrocephalus, and examines possible neurobiological mechanisms implicated in both conditions.
Citation InformationNaveed Rizvi, Marie Whitty and Robert Daly. "Hydrocephalus and bipolar affective disorder" Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine (2011)
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