Manic psychosis in a patient with multiple metastatic brain tumors.

J Clin Psychiatry. 1979 Jun;40(6):280-3.

Abstract

A 45-year-old man, with neither previous psychiatric dysfunction nor a family history of manic-depressive illness, developed a manic psychosis coincident with the growth of 4 metastatic tumors in the right cerebral hemisphere. The psychosis responded well to treatment with lithium even though the metastatic lesions could not by eradicated with surgery or radiation.

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