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Definitions and explanations of the terms and diseases referred to in this book are derived from various sources including the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) current DSM and the American Psychiatric Glossary as well as Wikipedia and other sources. Examples include the definitions of the functional or primary versus the organic or secondary psychoses, insanity, dementia, dementia praecox, schizophrenia, manic-depressive insanity, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and the Kraepelinian dichotomy.


Bipolar Disorder American Psychiatric Association Mood Disorder Negative Symptom Schizoaffective Disorder 
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  1. 1.Department Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesUniversity of Kansas, School of MedicineKansas CityUSA

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