A patient with disseminated malignancy received 3 mg of synthetic β-endorphin administered intrathecally by lumbar puncture. A marked behavioral syndrome characterized by confusion hypomanic/manic behavior, and psychosis followed drug administration and persisted for more than 2 days.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||American Journal of Psychiatry|
|State||Published - 1984|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health