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By Peter C. Whybrow

"A compassionate exploration of melancholy and manic-depression."
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"The such a lot thorough and wide-ranging dialogue for lay readers concerning the interaction of the actual and emotional parts of melancholy and manic-depression... His presentation is illuminating, and the case histories display his sensitivity and talent as a clinician.... Whybrow's presentation deals a deeper realizing of, besides a humane and clever method of those very troubling illnesses."
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