Awarded Trial: 01T-045
Secondary Drug Intervention
Branch Chain Amino Acids
Duration of Study Period for Each Subject
Twenty patients with acute mania were enrolled. Relative to placebo the drink containing tryptophan and branch chain amino acids lowered mania ratings acutely and over two weeks.
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