Bipolar Disorder

Author: Lakshmi N. Yatham
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415933902
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Bipolar disorder is one of the most common and potentially devastating psychiatric illnesses. This essential text book provides clinicians with an extraordinarily well-balanced and comprehensive overview of rational and research-informed contemporary clinical practice in the assessment and medical management of patients with bipolar disorder. With the advent of a new generation of treatments, there is a resurgence of interest in the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorders. InBipolar Disorders, clinicians who are faced with making choices from a variety of treatments are instructed how to mold their practice around the long-term symptomatic and functional needs of their patients. With a focus on pharmacotherapy, the foundation of symptomatic treatment,Bipolar Disordersprovides the most recent analysis of the data regarding efficacy and safety of medications along with practical guidelines with which treatment choices can be made.

Bipolar Disorder

Author: Joann Jovinelly
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 144885542X
Size: 17,37 MB
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Presents general information about bipolar disorder, including the symptoms of its two phases, its causes, how it is treated, and how people with the disorder manage their symptoms.

Bipolar Disorder

Author: Sagar V. Parikh
Editor: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
ISBN: 9781770525795
Size: 14,45 MB
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People who have extreme mood swings may have bipolar disorder, or manic-depressive illness. Their moods may have nothing to do with things going on in their lives. The symptoms of bipolar disorder affect not only mood, but also how people think, behave and function. This guide discusses: what bipolar disorder is the symptoms, patterns and causes the treatment options what to expect during recovery from an episode of mania or depression how partners and family members can be supportive and helpful. This guide will help people with bipolar disorder, along with their families and friends, to navigate through the highs and lows toward recovery."

Bipolar Disorder

Author: Janelle M. Caponigro
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608821838
Size: 16,21 MB
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Bipolar disorder is not only one of the most difficult mental health issues to treat, but also one of the most stigmatized and misunderstood. For these reasons, a diagnosis of bipolar is a major turning point in a person’s life. Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosedhelps readers process their diagnosis, decide who to tell, and discover the treatments and lifestyle changes that can help manage their symptoms. This book offers hope and support for the newly diagnosed without overwhelming them with extraneous information. The book covers workplace issues, how to become aware of bipolar triggers, how to find support, working with the treatment team, and dealing with the fear and stigma surrounding the diagnosis. Anyone who has been diagnosed with bipolar will appreciate having this easy-to-use reference at hand to help them understand more about the condition. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives. This book is a part of New Harbinger Publications' Guides for the Newly Diagnosed series. The series was created to help people who have recently been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Our goal is to offer user-friendly resources that provide answers to common questions readers may have after receiving a diagnosis, as well as evidence-based strategies to help them cope with and manage their condition, so that they can get back to living a more balanced life. Visit for more books in this series.

Bipolar Disorder

Author: Judith Peacock
Editor: Capstone
ISBN: 9780736804349
Size: 19,60 MB
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Explains bipolar disorder including its types, diagnosis, and treatment and offers strategies for dealing with this illness in oneself and others.

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

Author: Candida Fink
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118432053
Size: 10,50 MB
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Get an accurate diagnosis and get on with enjoying and living your life! Bipolar Disorder affects many more people than just the millions who suffer from the disease. Like depression and other serious illnesses, bipolar disorder also affects spouses, partners, family members, friends, and coworkers. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therapies. You'll get reassuring, sound advice and self-help techniques that you and your loved ones, including kids and teens, can use to ease and eliminate symptoms, function in times of crisis, plan ahead for manic or depressive episodes, and feel a whole lot better. Covers new diagnosis methods developed by the American Psychiatric Association Increased coverage of genetics, biochemistry, and imaging studies relevant to bipolar disorder Advice on supporting a loved one (who may not want help) Updated and expanded medication guide and treatment options, including Deep Brain Stimulation Complete with fill-in-the-blank forms and charts, key online resources, and first-hand accounts from real people, Bipolar Disorder For Dummies gives you the latest information and self-help strategies you and your loved ones need to conquer this disease and get on with your lives.

Depression And Bipolar Disorder

Author: Vatsal Thakkar
Editor: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438118368
Size: 10,22 MB
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Presents an exploration of the causes, symptoms and treatments of depression and bipolar disorders.

Bipolar Disorder

Author: Richard Spilsbury
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 150818271X
Size: 19,56 MB
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Readers of this informative text will find that recently, doctors have come to understand five main types of bipolar disorder as well as a spectrum of issues that share some symptoms with it. Emotional triggers, stress, trauma, and even seasons can cause different mood episodes for different people with bipolar disorder, and this book explores the various routes people can take to determine the best ways to treat and cope with their individual cases. Readers will also learn the genetic component of bipolar disorder, as well as engage with the current discussion about gene therapy and what it could mean for those with bipolar disorder in the future.

Coping With Bipolar Disorder And Manic Depressive Illness

Author: Joann Jovinelly
Editor: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823931934
Size: 20,68 MB
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Readers learn the history of this disease, the relationship between this disorder, and how frequently it is not diagnosed.

Psychological Treatment Of Bipolar Disorder

Author: Sheri L. Johnson
Editor: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781593852306
Size: 13,52 MB
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From leading scientist-practitioners, this volume presents a range of effective psychosocial approaches for enhancing medication adherence and improving long-term outcomes in adults and children with bipolar illness. Authors review the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective modalities--including cognitive, family-focused, group, and interpersonal and social rhythm therapies--and provide clear descriptions of therapeutic procedures. Separate chapters address assessment and diagnosis, analyze available outcome data, and provide guidance on managing suicidality. Offering a framework for clinical understanding, and yet packed with readily applicable insights and tools, this is a state-of-the-science resource for students and practitioners.