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J R Soc Med. 1988 August; 81(8): 448–449.
PMCID: PMC1291713

Individualized stress vulnerabilities in manic depressive patients with repeated episodes.


This paper reports on an observation made in the course of the authors' investigations into the connection between life events and mania. Brief case summaries are given where repeated relapses in the same patient appeared to focus around a theme or meaning which is specific for each patient, yet quite different across patients. The therapeutic implications of such individualized vulnerabilities are discussed.

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