“Affective Disorders: Depression, Mania and Bipolar Disorder” is a part of the college-level Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format to describe the characteristics, symptoms, and treatment of affective disorders, including depression, mania, and bipolar disorder, including the neurobiological basis and pathology of these mental disorders.
It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.