Funeral mania in recurrent bipolar affective disorders: reports of three cases.


Journal Article

Anniversary reactions as precipitants of manic episodes are reported to be relatively common, while manic onset within a week of bereavement ("funeral mania") has been considered rare. Three cases of funeral mania are described to illustrate that this phenomenon may be more frequent than has been thought.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ranga, K; Krishnan, R; Swartz, MS; Larson, MJ; Santoliquido, G

Published Date

  • July 1, 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 45 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 310 - 311

PubMed ID

  • 6735990

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6735990

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0160-6689


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States