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Am J Psychiatry. 1993 Feb;150(2):326-7.

Manic syndrome early and late in the course of HIV.

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University and Hospital, Baltimore, MD.


In a chart review at a hospital's infectious disease AIDS clinic, manic syndromes affected 8% of patients who had AIDS. Of the 14 patients with manic episodes, those without a family or personal history of mood disorder presented later in the course of HIV infection and had a higher prevalence of comorbid dementia.

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