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The Edward D. Freis Papers

Title:
Mental Depression in Hypertensive Patients Treated for Long Periods with Large Doses of Reserpine pdf (354,242 Bytes) ocr (14,398 Bytes)
Mental Depression in Hypertensive Patients Treated for Long Periods with Large Doses of Reserpine
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.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (354,242 Bytes)
Date:
1954-12-16 (December 16, 1954)
Creator:
Freis, Edward D.
Source:
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.
Publisher:
Massachusetts Medical Society
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Hypertension
Antihypertensive Agents
Reserpine
Depression
Exhibit Category:
The Veterans Administration Hospital and Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1949-1964
Box Number: 7
Folder Number: 28
Unique Identifier:
XFBBGX
Document Type:
Articles
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Writings and Lectures, 1942-2002
SubSeries: Articles and Essays, 1942-2001
Folder: Med (R) - Mu, 1949-84
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2007-01-12
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