publication . Article . 1992

Kleptomania, mood disorder and lithium

Rocha,Fábio Lopes; Rocha,Maria Elizabete Guimarães;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 1992 Journal: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, volume 50, pages 543-546 (eissn: 0004-282X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
Kleptomania has been found in association with major depression in a fairly large number of reports in recent years. We describe a patient with concurrent DSM-III-R Bipolar Mood Disorder and Kleptomania, whose symptoms remitted completely, apparently in response to lithium therapy, which raised the possibility that pharmacological treatment may benefit kleptomania. Further studies are needed to establish the possible relationship between kleptomania, mood disorders and lithium therapy. Os autores descrevem e comentam o caso de uma paciente com Distúrbio de Humor Bipolar e Cleptomanía (DSM-III-R) que apresentou remissão de seu quadro compulsivo após instituição d...
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Medical Subject Headings: mental disorders
free text keywords: lithium, bipolar disorder, Biological Psychiatry, Clinical Neurology, Kleptomania, medicine.disease, medicine, Psychotherapist, Bipolar mood disorder, business.industry, business, Lithium therapy, Mood, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Mood disorders, cleptomania, lítio, distúrbios do humor, distúrbio bipolar, Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571
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publication . Article . 1992

Kleptomania, mood disorder and lithium

Rocha,Fábio Lopes; Rocha,Maria Elizabete Guimarães;