Psychopharmacology in myasthenia gravis patients with focus on depression


  • Ida Bagus Gede Wisnu Wardhana Department of Psychiatry, Udayana University Medical School/Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • Anak Ayu Sri Wahyuni Department of Psychiatry, Udayana University Medical School/Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
  • Komang Arimbawa Department of Neurology, Udayana University Medical School/Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia



Contraindication, Depression, Myasthenia gravis, Psychopharmacology, Side effect, Treatment


Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disease with a potential to disrupt brain function and cause depression as a result of the disease itself or treatment side effect. Some biological and psychological mechanisms have been proposed for the correlations between myasthenia gravis and depression. Depression might present in patients myasthenia gravis, and it might complicate the course of the disease. Adequate treatment might not only improve the depression but might also impact the myasthenia gravis in general.


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How to Cite

Wisnu Wardhana, I. B. G., Sri Wahyuni, A. A., & Arimbawa, K. (2019). Psychopharmacology in myasthenia gravis patients with focus on depression. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 7(8), 3230–3234.



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