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Mood Disorders

Edited by Nese Kocabasoglu

Istanbul University, Turkey

Mood disorders are a crucial group of mental disorders that last for a life time, cause psychosocial dysfunction, disrupts interpersonal relationships and are overall highly restrictive. The facts that mood disorders are seen as high as 3-5% of the society and 70% of the patients' first psychiatric application puts forward that they are not well known show that these are a serious type of mental illness. The average time to make the right diagnose is reported as 10 years. The delays in diagnose and beginning of treatment lays a heavy burden on the patient, their relatives and society in general. After the diagnose begins the process of selecting the right treatment method of each individual which is of high importance as to enable the patient go through their treatment period without mental exhaustion. Protecting treatment planning and management in long term treatments are significant for the control of the disorder. Difficulties are frequently experience during diagnose, treatment and follow up for mood disorders. Professional constantly seek for innovations to resolve these issues in treating mood disorders. In this context, we hope that this book will become an important resource of some new researches for clinicians.

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Mood DisordersEdited by Nese Kocabasoglu

Published: January 23rd 2013

DOI: 10.5772/55930

ISBN: 978-953-51-0959-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7070-9

Copyright year: 2013

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23929 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

31 Dimensions Citations


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1. Murine Models for Developping an Individualized Neuropsychopharmacotherapy Based on the Behaviour Typology

By Andreea Letitia Arsene, Niculina Mitrea, Dumitru Lupuliasa, Cristina Manuela Dragoi, Alina Crenguta Nicolae, Ion-Bogdan Dumitrescu, Dragos Florian Ciolan and Doina Draganescu


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2. Depression and Glucose Metabolism (Diabetes Mellitus)

By Dagmar Breznoščáková and Iveta Nagyova


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3. Depression: Classification, Culture and the Westernisation of Mental Illness

By Kenneth Walsh and Wendy Cross


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4. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) of Depressive Disorders

By Irene Lehner-Adam and Bertalan Dudas


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5. Mitochondrial Functions in Mood Disorders

By Jana Hroudová, Zdeněk Fišar and Jiří Raboch


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6. Long-Term Adaptive Changes Induced by Antidepressants: From Conventional to Novel Therapies

By Ouissame Mnie-Filali, Erika Abrial, Laura Lambás-Señas and Nasser Haddjeri


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7. Biological Markers and Genetic Factors of Major Depressive Disorder

By Hwa-Young Lee and Yong-Ku Kim


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8. Mood Disorders and Mother-Infant Relationship – The Supportive Role of a Midwife

By Ana Polona Mivšek and Tita Stanek Zidaric


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9. Cognitive Functions in Euthymic Bipolar Patients and Lithium

By Aleksandra Suwalska and Dorota Łojko


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10. Omega-3 Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and Mood Disorders: Why and How to Provide Supplementation?

By Alfonso Valenzuela and Rodrigo Valenzuela


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11. Neuronal Insulin Receptor Signaling: A Potential Target for the Treatment of Cognitive and Mood Disorders

By Toshihiko Yanagita, Takayuki Nemoto, Shinya Satoh, Norie Yoshikawa, Toyoaki Maruta, Seiji Shiraishi, Chihiro Sugita and Manabu Murakami


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