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Synopsis of causation: bipolar affective disorder

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in bipolar affective disorder.

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This document provides information on bipolar affective disorder. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Richard Day, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and validated by Dr Vivienne Curtis, Institute of Psychiatry, London.