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what is mania

period of dramatically elevates, irritable mood lasting one week or more impairing social function

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what is hypomania

breifer duration of manic symptoms

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what is bipolar 1

episodes of sustained mania with intervening depressive episodes

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what is bipolar 2

major depressive episodes with at least 1 manic episode

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non pharm treatments

adjust sleep, nutrition, exercise, stress levels

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what are some pharmacological therapies

mood stabilizers
atypical antipsychotics
adjunct therapy with benzodiazepines

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drugs that control manic episodes

lithium
carbamazepine
valproate
antipsychotics
benzodiazepines

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drugs that control depressive episodes

lithium
lamotrigine
antipsychotics
antidepressants

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drugs used for maintnance therapy

lithium
lamotrigne
valoproate
carbammazepine
psychotherapy

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early adverse effects of lithium

muscle weakness
polydipsia
headach
confusion
tremor
nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

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long term adverse effects of lithium

renal morphology change
goiter
weight gain
sexual dysfunction
edema
severe acne
cardiovascular

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what drugs increase lithium

thiazide diuretics
nsaids
ace inhibitors

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which drugs decrease lithium

k sparing diuretics
loop diuretics
ca channel blockers