Three cases of manic symptoms following yohimbine administration

Am J Psychiatry. 1984 Oct;141(10):1267-8. doi: 10.1176/ajp.141.10.1267.

Abstract

Three patients experienced yohimbine-induced manic symptoms. The authors discuss a possible neurobiological mechanism for this reaction to yohimbine.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bipolar Disorder / chemically induced*
  • Bipolar Disorder / drug therapy
  • Bipolar Disorder / psychology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Receptors, Adrenergic, alpha / drug effects
  • Yohimbine / adverse effects*
  • Yohimbine / pharmacology

Substances

  • Receptors, Adrenergic, alpha
  • Yohimbine