Interferon alpha induced mania in a patient with malign melanoma: case report

Kaya, N. (2008) Interferon alpha induced mania in a patient with malign melanoma: case report. Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry (Anadolu Psikiyatri Dergisi), 9 (2). pp. 111-115.

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Abstract

Interferon alpha is commonly used in the treatment of several diseases because of their stimulating effects on immune response, such as viral hepatitis, malign melanoma and multiple sclerosis. It was reported that IFN-α induce neuropsychiatric side effects such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, mania, suicidal ideation, somnolence and delirium in addition to flue like symptoms including weakness, fever, headache and myalgia. In this paper was presented a case of IFN-α induced mania in a patient treated for malign melanoma and with the family history of bipolar disorder.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Interferon, Malign Melanoma, Neuropsychiatric Side Effects, Mood Disorders, Mania, Case Study, Melanoma, Bipolar Disorder
Subjects:-Journal Repositories > Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry
Mental Disorders > Mood Disorders
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins > Peptides > Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Histologic Type > Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins > Proteins > Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Histologic Type > Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Growth Substances, Pigments, and Vitamins > Growth Substances > Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Neoplasms > Neoplasms by Histologic Type > Nevi and Melanomas
ID Code:2891
Deposited By:Dr. Lut Tamam
Deposited On:03 June 2008

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