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Mental Depression in Hypertensive Patients Treated for Long Periods with Large Doses of Reserpine

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101584929X102

Dates

  • Publication: 16 December 1954

Extent

2 Pages

Creator

Description

In the early 1950s, the extremely effective antihypertensive drug reserpine, a pure active alkaloid of the tropical plant rauwolfia, became available for clinical use. In this article, Freis reported that in high doses reserpine resulted in severe mental depression.

Language of Materials

English

Original Profiles System Identifier

XFBBGX

Source Category

Periodical

Freis, Edward D. "Mental Depression in Hypertensive Patients Treated for Long Periods with Large Doses of Reserpine." New England Journal of Medicine 251, (16 December 1954): 1006-1008. Article. 2 Images.

New England Journal of Medicine

Physical Description

Physical Condition - Good

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Source

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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