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Koncepcje stanów mieszanych w polskich podręcznikach psychiatrii

Author(s): Joanna Grajkowska | Iwona Koszewska

Journal: Neuropsychiatria i Neuropsychologia
ISSN 1896-6764

Volume: 3;
Issue: 3-4;
Start page: 153;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: mixed state | bipolar disorder | depression | mania

Aim of the study: In recent years there is a growinginterest in mixed states in the course of affective disorders.The aim of this study is to present the development ofthe concept of mixed states in Polish psychiatric literaturesince publication of the first textbooks till now.Method: The authors have analyzed all Polishpsychiatric textbooks published since 1845 until now.Conclusions: The position of mixed states in polishtextbooks reflects the impact of the world science onschool-bookish knowledge in Poland. The reviewexplains also the reason, why some psychiatrists stillconsider the mixed state in terms of schizoaffective, aswell as personality disorder with psychotic disease, andnot affective episodes.

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