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Published: 27 May 2010

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780199737468

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Solving the Riddle of Melancholia

Edward Shorter and Max Fink

  • Proposes effective and safe treatments for melancholic illness, simultaneously opening a pathway for future research that will benefit the nation's public health
  • Uniquely supports a scientific rationale for the inclusion of melancholia in the DSM-V
  • Proposes melancholia as an important new diagnosis that needs to be given more widespread attention in the psychiatric community

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