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Rediscovering the bipolar spectrum

Altınbaş, Kürşat, Smith, Daniel J. and Craddock, Nicholas John 2011. Rediscovering the bipolar spectrum. Nöropsikiyatri Arşivi Dergisi - Archives of Neuropsychiatry 48 (3) , pp. 167-170. 10.4274/npa.y5818

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The classification and diagnosis of mood disorders have been the subject of much debate over the last 150 years and remain extremely important for Contemporary psychiatric practice. Although the dsm (diagnostic and statistical manual) and ıcd (ınternational classification of diseases) Classifications of major depression and bipolar disorder have been very helpful for research and practice, recent work suggests that it may be appropriate to consider a return to a broader view of the bipolar spectrum. Here we review the evolving concept of bipolar spectrum disorders with particular reference To dimensional aspects of symptoms and the interfaces between unipolar depression and bipolar disorder and between bipolar disorder and psychosis.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG)
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Publisher: Galenos Yayınevi
ISSN: 1300-0667
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:58

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