Info on History of Bipolar Disorder?
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Q:  Info on History of Bipolar Disorder?


I am writing an essay defining bipolar disorder for my English 110 class in college and I was wondering, since I can't find it anywhere, if you might have information on the history of the disorder. If you could help me out by Monday the 5th I'd really be grateful. Thank you.

Sincerely,
Robin

Hi Robin 

Whoops, it's now the 11th.  Guess I missed my chance.  Hope you found something.  Did you learn about Kraepelin and the (rather recent) history of making this diagnosis?  Or did you focus on more ancient evidence for the symptoms having been present centuries ago? (which you probably found on this very website!)

Dr.Phelps

Published November, 2001

 

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