Bipolar medications : mechanisms of action
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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Manic-depressive illness -- Chemotherapy,
  • Lithium -- Therapeutic use,
  • Depression, Mental -- Chemotherapy,
  • Antidepressants

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementedited by Husseini K. Manji, Charles L. Bowden, Robert H. Belmaker
ContributionsManji, Husseini K., 1958-, Bowden, Charles L, Belmaker, Robert H
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC483.5.L5 M43 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 440 p. :
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16975015M
ISBN 100880489278
LC Control Number99026052

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