Mania in the elderly

Michael Glasser, Peter Rabins

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Abstract

Forty-two patients 60 years old and older who fulfilled DSM-III criteria for mania were retrospectively identified. Symptom profiles and treatment response were similar to those of younger patients. No evidence was obtained to support physical illness as a common precipitant of late-life mania.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-213
Number of pages4
JournalAge and ageing
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 1984

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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