Antipsychotics for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
How It Works
These medicines balance certain chemicals in the brain (Reference neurotransmitters Opens New Window). It is not clear exactly how these medicines work for the treatment of bipolar disorder. But they quickly improve Reference manic episodes.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry