Manic-depressive illness

Praveen P. Fernandes, Sriram Ramaswamy, William Marcil, Fred Petty

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Manic depressive illness, more commonly referred to as bipolar disorder, is a mental condition characterized by pathological moods and related vegetative and psychomotor disturbances.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
Publication statusPublished - 2011


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Fernandes, P. P., Ramaswamy, S., Marcil, W., & Petty, F. (2011). Manic-depressive illness. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-6). Elsevier Inc..