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(p. 117) Psychological processes and the pathways to mania: Exploring the manic defence hypothesis 

(p. 117) Psychological processes and the pathways to mania: Exploring the manic defence hypothesis
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(p. 117) Psychological processes and the pathways to mania: Exploring the manic defence hypothesis
Author(s):

Richard P. Bentall

, Sara J. Tai

, and Rebecca Knowles

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780198530091.003.0006
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date: 22 February 2020

This chapter outlines some exploratory studies that we have conducted to understand the origins and development of bipolar symptoms, focusing especially on instability of self-esteem and patients' dysfunctional styles of coping with negative affect.

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