Mania in the elderly

Michael Glasser, Peter Rabins

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


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
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 1984


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

Cite this