Seasonal cycling in a bipolar patient

Norman E. Rosenthal, Alfred Lewy, Thomas A. Wehr, Herbert E. Kern, Frederick K. Goodwin

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We describe a bipolar patient with seasonal cycles of depression and hypomania. A tally of his notebook pages provides us with an indirect record of his moods. We discuss possible mechanisms for seasonal mood cycles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-31
Number of pages7
JournalPsychiatry Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1983



  • Depression
  • hypomania
  • seasonal mood cycles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Psychology(all)

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Rosenthal, N. E., Lewy, A., Wehr, T. A., Kern, H. E., & Goodwin, F. K. (1983). Seasonal cycling in a bipolar patient. Psychiatry Research, 8(1), 25-31.