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The early course of atypical depression

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The early course was studied of 29 atypical depressives with first onset of affective disorder not otherwise specified in DSM-III-R. Psychopathology was not stable over time in all patients, with some showing bipolar disorder or melancholia.

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Correspondence to Dieter Ebert.

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Ebert, D., Barocka, A. The early course of atypical depression. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Nuerosci 241, 131–132 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02191157

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  • Atypical depressives
  • Early course