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What is manic-depressive illness due to? What is the problem in the brain cells?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
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In brief: No brakes

Bipolar disorder, the new and approved term for manic depressive illness can be thought of as an emotional roller coaster without the brakes.
The problem isn't so much with the nerve cells themselves but the coordination of the chemical modulators that control their expression.

In brief: No brakes

Bipolar disorder, the new and approved term for manic depressive illness can be thought of as an emotional roller coaster without the brakes.
The problem isn't so much with the nerve cells themselves but the coordination of the chemical modulators that control their expression.
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