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depressive

Psychol tending to be subject to periods of depression
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On the positive side, the study charts consistent improvement and good overall functioning among one in three lithium-treated manic depressives.
Kinney and his co-workers studied 17 manic depressives, 11 of their parents and siblings with no psychiatric diagnoses and 16 individuals with a mild form of mood swings.
The Hopkins investigators now plan tocompare the outcomes for manic depressives with those for patients discharged with severe types of depression, but no mania.
Previous studies, notes Rosenthal, have found even greater improvement among winter depressives exposed to four hours of evening light, from 6 p.m.
Over four years, there were 45 suicides among manic depressives and pure depressives in the sample.