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Spectrum concepts in major mental disorders

Spectrum concepts in major mental disorders

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Published by Saunders in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJack D. Maser, Hagop S. Akiskal, guest editors.
SeriesThe Psychiatric clinics of North America -- 25/4
ContributionsMaser, Jack D., Akiskal, Hagop S., Trzepacz, Paula T.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 685-913 p. ;
Number of Pages913
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19532629M


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Spectrum and Primary Psychotic Disorders associated with stressors (e.g., major depression), these are differentiated by being definitionally associated with stress. Disorders Specifically Associated With Stress. Mental disorders are characterized by problems that people experience with their mind (thoughts) and their mood (feelings).

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