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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Berk, M; Dean, OM; Cotton, SM; Gama, CS; Kapczinski, F; Fernandes, B; Kohlmann, K; Jeavons, S; Hewitt, K; Moss, K; Allwang, C; Schapkaitz, I; Cobb, H; Bush, AI; Dodd, S; Malhi, GS 
Title:
Maintenance N-acetyl cysteine treatment for bipolar disorder: a double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial. 
Abstract:
N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) is a glutathione precursor that has been shown to have antidepressant efficacy in a placebo-controlled trial. The current study aimed to investigate the maintenance effects of NAC following eight weeks of open-label treatment for bipolar disorder.The efficacy of a double blind randomized placebo controlled trial of 2 g/day NAC as adjunct maintenance treatment for bipolar disorder was examined. Participants (n = 149) had a Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Score of>=12 a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Med 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
10 
Pages contribution:
91 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie