Bipolar Disorders: 100 Years after Manic-Depressive Insanity by A. Marneros, Jules Angst

By A. Marneros, Jules Angst

This ebook is written via foreign experts on bipolar problems. All fields of this subject are lined: the historical past and the evolution of techniques of bipolar problems from historic Greece to sleek instances. unique quotations of Hippocrates and Aretaeus of Cappadocia, the perspectives of the ecu founders of contemporary psychiatry, and glossy operational and organic facts are thought of. The function of character, temperament, interactions, in addition to of neurotransmitter, endocrinological components and different organic parameters are greatly mentioned including genetic and epidemiological findings. subject matters resembling `soft spectrum disorders', combined states, schizoaffective bipolars, and long term analysis are greatly thought of, and the position of contemporary antipsychotics, antidepressants, and temper stabilizers is one other major aspect of the booklet. distinctive elements of youngsters, adults, and women's issues are additionally mentioned. the prices of remedy of bipolar issues are defined of their personal bankruptcy. during this publication are available a blend of the classical use in literature of bipolar issues with glossy data-oriented use.

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