Pharmacotherapy and the Overlap Between Affective and Other Psychiatric Disorders
By the late 1960s it had become evident that “the findings which have accumulated during the new psychopharmacological era strongly suggest that the classical nosological groups are only in part homogenous entities.”1 It was also recognized that replacement of artificial diagnostic concepts by concepts that correspond more closely to naturally occurring mental illness is one of the essential prerequisites of psychiatric progress.
KeywordsAffective Disorder Lithium Salt Adjustment Disorder Research Diagnostic Criterion Dysthymic Disorder
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