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Kashaninasab F, Panahi Dashdebi R, Ghalehbandi M F. Comorbidity of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the first episode of bipolar disorder and its treatment challenges: A case report. Med J Islam Repub Iran 2020; 34 (1) :715-717
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-6767-en.html
Mental Health Research Center, Psychosocial Health Research Institute, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , ghalehbandi.m@iums.ac.ir
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This study attempted to diagnose and examine the treatment challenges of a 25-year-old patient with the first episode of bipolar I disorder (BD-I) who also had Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the same time. This patient was admitted to the general ward of the hospital, along with other COVID-19 patients, and was treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Our results showed that it is important to pay attention to the comorbidity of psychiatric disorders in patients with COVID-19 to evaluate and treat them completely and avoid drug interactions.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Psychiatry

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