Year: 2002 Source: Personality and Social Psychology Review, v.6, no.4 (2002), p.380-387 SIEC No: 20030757

The authors examined dynamical patterns in the course of bipolar depression. They found that levels of instability in individuals with bipolar depression were related to the liftime severity of depression as well as suicidality during the follow-up period. The nature of attractor patterns for each individual were also examined. Limitations & implications of their results are discussed. (33 refs)