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On adolescent manic-depressive psychosis. Long-term observation and follow-up study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7262725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Discussions were held on the clinical properties and the prognosis of 13 adolescent manic-depressive cases. The precipitating factors were significantly frequent in the first episodes. In general, the successive episodes seemed to become somewhat longer as far as the mixed or atypical episodes were concerned. In addition, the cycle-duration and the length of intervals seemed also to become longer along with an increase in age. Besides the atypicalness in clinical pictures, we emphasized on the frequent changes in phase-components even within a few months. The course in most cases was bipolar, while there were a few cases that indicated relatively long remissions lasting for several years after frequent episodes. Only one case was diagnosed as atypical psychosis in the later stage.
S Kimura; T Fujito; T Wakabayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia psychiatrica et neurologica japonica     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0015-5721     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Psychiatr Neurol Jpn     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-28     Completed Date:  1981-10-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372774     Medline TA:  Folia Psychiatr Neurol Jpn     Country:  JAPAN    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  433-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Bipolar Disorder / diagnosis*,  genetics,  psychology
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