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Non-serious offenses in manic phase have been mainly studied in patients with bipolar disorder. However, some authors reported that depressive phase is related with the violent and homicidal manifestations of bipolar disorder.
Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Forensic Psychiatry, Ministry of Justice, Bonggok-ri, Banpo-myeon, Gongju-si, Chungnam 314-716, Republic of Korea.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Forensic science international
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A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
The killing of one person by another.
An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight 6.94. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.
A syndrome characterized by depressions that recur annually at the same time each year, usually during the winter months. Other symptoms include anxiety, irritability, decreased energy, increased appetite (carbohydrate cravings), increased duration of sleep, and weight gain. SAD (seasonal affective disorder) can be treated by daily exposure to bright artificial lights (PHOTOTHERAPY), during the season of recurrence.
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