The course of a seasonal bipolar disorder influenced by caffeine

J Affect Disord. 1991 Aug;22(4):249-51. doi: 10.1016/0165-0327(91)90071-y.

Abstract

A longitudinal case report shows a sudden remission of the severe course of a seasonal bipolar disorder after 10 years of psychopharmacological treatments. The discontinuation of heavy caffeine intake appears to have contributed to the outcome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bipolar Disorder / chemically induced*
  • Bipolar Disorder / drug therapy
  • Bipolar Disorder / psychology*
  • Caffeine / administration & dosage
  • Caffeine / adverse effects*
  • Chlorpromazine / therapeutic use
  • Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Female
  • Haloperidol / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Lithium / therapeutic use
  • Middle Aged
  • Recurrence
  • Seasons*

Substances

  • Caffeine
  • Lithium
  • Haloperidol
  • Chlorpromazine