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An affective psychosis is a psychosis predominately effecting mood and emotions rather than thoughts.

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  • Leonhard K: Classification of endogenous psychoses and their differentiated etiology. 2nd rev. and enlarged. Wien, New York: Springer; 1999.


  • Gawlik,M., Moller-Ehrlich, K., Mende, M., Jovnerovski,M., Jung, S., Jabs,B., Knapp, M. and Stoeber,G (2006)

FKBP5 a genetic marker of affective psychosis? A case control study and analysis of disease related traits. BMC Psychiatry 2006, 6:52 doi:10.1186/1471-244X-6-52

  • Wieck,A Kumar,R Hirst,A D Marks,M N Campbell,I C and Checkley,S A (1991) Increased sensitivity of dopamine receptors and recurrence of affective psychosis after childbirth.BMJ., 14; 303(6803): 613–616.

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