Finding the the L-point(s) in the treatment of manic depression


It seems to me that some smart psychologist or psychiatrist somewhere must have written of this subject, this dilemma: If we suppress the patient’s dopamine levels to quash the symptoms of his/her manic depression, we run the risk of inducing a kind of Parkinsonism (PD) in him/her, the more the more, and vice versa—if we suppress the patients dopamine levels not so much as to leave him/her in some kind of PD state, we run the risk of putting him/her into some kind of perpetual manic or hypomanic state. Is it possible to find that critical mixture of meds, the Lagrange point, where the ‘forces’ of PD and the ‘forces’ of manic-depression are exactly balanced, allowing the patient to remain stable, i.e., stationary relative to each of them?

Wikipedia:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagrangian_point The Lagrange points mark positions where the combined gravitational pull of the two large masses provides precisely the centripetal force required to orbit with them. As seen in a rotating reference frame that matches the angular velocity of the two co-orbiting bodies, the gravitational fields of two massive bodies combined with the satellite‘s acceleration are in balance at the Lagrangian points, allowing the smaller third body [the satellite] to be relatively stationary with respect to the first two.

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