Dr. Nassir Ghaemi on Antidepressants in Bipolar Disorder
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 8, August 2003
Nassir Ghaemi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
Director of Bipolar Disorders Research Program, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Author, Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide
Dr. Ghaemi, I thought we could discuss this rather controversial issue of whether antidepressants (ADs) should be prescribed in bipolar disorder, particularly in light of the recent article published in the American Journal of Psychiatry by Altshuler et. al. (1).