Homicide and bipolar I disorder: A 22-year study.

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Summary of "Homicide and bipolar I disorder: A 22-year study."

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.

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Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Forensic Psychiatry, Ministry of Justice, Bonggok-ri, Banpo-myeon, Gongju-si, Chungnam 314-716, Republic of Korea.

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This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Forensic science international
ISSN: 1872-6283
Pages: 113-8

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