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unipolar

[¦yü·nə′pō·lər]
(electricity)
Having but one pole, polarity, or direction; when applied to amplifiers or power supplies, it means that the output can vary in only one polarity from zero and, therefore, must always contain a direct-current component.
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In an analysis adjusted for time since diagnosis of unipolar depression, the temporal order of prescribed drugs, and other concomitant medications, the use of lithium was associated with a 53% reduction in the risk of readmission, compared with nonuse.
En el DSM-5 no hay criterios que permitan distinguir el episodio depresivo unipolar del bipolar.
A handful of studies, which are there, have shown that it makes the quality of life poor (20) the literature is sparse in comparing the differences between bipolar depression and unipolar depression with respect to their impact on QOL.
The group differences in socio-demographic and clinical variables between unipolar and bipolar patients are summarised in Table 2.
After the collapse of former Soviet Union, the US sought to bolster the pillars of unipolar system in the world through expansion of military power and controlling global media, Salehi said, addressing the tenth international energy conference in Tehran on Wednesday.
There can hardly be doubts that the unipolar world model failed.
Although I trained in one of the top psychiatry programs at the time, I was never taught that I must first classify my depressed patient as unipolar or bipolar before embarking on a treatment plan.
This updated systematic review reinforces lithium as an effective agent to reduce the risk of suicide in people with mood disorders" -- both unipolar and bipolar, the study authors wrote.
The turn of events could ultimately lead to the eventual downfall of the hyper-power and the appearance of a new system on top of the ruins of the existing unipolar system: the rise of a new unipolar system, (iv) or the replacement of the unipolarity by a bi/multi-polar system.
Many analysts and observers felt that a unipolar world would be far better than a polarised one, where two superpowers sought to sabotage and foil the plans and plots of the other.
It can drive most any unipolar X-ray tube, up to 225KV, and may be used with a myriad of detectors.