Mood Stabilizers and Stroke Risk in Bipolar Disorder
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 17, Number 6&7, June 2019
Thomas Jordan, MD.
Dr. Jordan has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity
Why does stroke matter in bipolar disorder? Because it’s the leading cause of death for these patients. Some mood stabilizers raise the stroke risk, while others do not.