March 7, 2017

Bipolar Disorders. 100 Years after Manic-Depressive Insanity by Andreas Marneros, Jules Angst

By Andreas Marneros, Jules Angst

100 years in the past - in 1899 - Emil Kraepelin, Professor of Psychiatry in Heidelberg and later in Munich - created, in vitally important items of labor, the idea that of "manisch-depressives Irresein" ("manic-depressive insanity"). the 1st was once entitled Die klinische Stellung der Melancholie(The medical place of Melancholia), and the second one ebook used to be the 6th version of his textbook. within the similar yr Kraepelin's student and colleague, Wilhelm Weygandt, released his booklet Uber die Mischzustande des Manisch- Depressiven Irreseins (On the combined States of Manic-Depressive Insanity). A century after Kraepelin's construction of "manic-depressive insanity", we have fun. is that this judicious? We think it's firmly verified that the "folie circulaire" of Jean-Pierre Falret or the "folie a double forme" of Jules Baillarger differs from recurrent melancholy, that is additionally various from Kraepelin's "manic-depressive insanity". but the reply to the query of xvi Preface if it is applicable to have fun is apparent: convinced. This not just as the paintings of Emil Kraepelin is key within the precise feel of the observe. There could be without doubt that Emil Kraepelin is crucial founding father of glossy psychiatry. only one of the various purposes for this opinion is his huge, immense contribution to the definition, description and prognosis of affective problems.

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1989c;57:205–12. Marneros A, Deister A, Rohde A. Unipolar and bipolar schizoaffective disorders: a comparative study. I. Premorbid and sociodemographic features. Eur Arch Psychiatr Neurol Sci. 1989d;239:158–63. Marneros A, Rohde A, Deister A. Unipolar and bipolar schizoaffective disorders: a comparative study. II. Long-term course. Eur Arch Psychiatr Neurol Sci. 1989e;239:164–70. Marneros A, Deister A, Rohde A, Jünemann H. Unipolar and bipolar schizoaffective disorders: a comparative study. III.

Similarities and differences. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer; 1990b. 34 A. Marneros and J. Angst Marneros A, Deister A, Rohde A. The concept of distinct but voluminous bipolar and unipolar diseases. Part I: The bipolar diseases. Eur Arch Psychiatr Clin Neurosci. 1990c;240:77–84. Marneros A, Deister A, Rohde A. The concept of distinct but voluminous bipolar and unipolar diseases. Part III: Unipolar and bipolar comparison. Eur Arch Psychiatr Clin Neurosci. 1990d;240:90–5. Marneros A, Deister A, Rohde A.

E. "hypomanics") to characterize a type of hyperthymic personality. Mendel wrote: "I recommend (taking under consideration the word used by Hippocrates the types of mania, having a lower intensity of its phenomenological picture, to name them hypomania" (Mendel 1881, p. 109). C. G. Jung, in an early publication (1903), recorded in detail a number of cases of manic mood changes (manische Verstimmung), patients characterized by a stable submanic complex of symptoms, which had mostly developed in youth and lasted many years without remission.

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