Chromosomal Abnormalities and Bipolar Affective Disorder: Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome

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Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health eJournal. 1997;2(4) 

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Online Resources

  • VCFS and Bipolar Disorders. "Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in Patients Diagnosed With Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome: Does a Hemizygous Deletion of Chromosome 22q11 Result in Bipolar Affective Disorder?" An abstract of the full-length article by Demitri F. Papolos, MD, et al. Reprinted from The American Journal of Psychiatry (Vol. 153, No. 12, December 1996).

  • The Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Information Page. Links to clinical and patient information on VCFS, including: an international listing of support groups, personal VCFS testimonials, the VCFS Foundation Newsletter, and other related internet resources.

  • "22q and you," a newsletter of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Patient information on the history of 22q11.2 deletion and medical recommendations for children with 22q11.2 deletion.

  • VCFS. Subscription information for an on-line discussion group on VCFS and DiGeorge Syndrome.


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