ISBN-10: 0470976985

ISBN-13: 9780470976982

"If a colleague have been to invite me, "What might you suggest I learn if i would like to develop into a true specialist on bipolarity?" i might reply Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: taking good care of the Patient." Journal of Bipolar Disorders

And the second edition is even higher! Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy covers either pharmacotherapy and the supportive position of psychotherapy, psychoeducation and social methods to supply a large integrative philosophy of deal with bipolar sufferers. vast assurance is given to important administration concerns similar to the pharmacological care of girls with bipolar disease, young ones and the aged, in addition to bipolar melancholy and suicide prevention.

The temper swings that symbolize bipolar illness can now be greater stabilized in so much sufferers than long ago, however the disorder needs to be rigorously controlled all through a person's existence. Pharmacotherapy is valuable to the extreme therapy and long term administration and as there are numerous periods of substances that are frequently prescribed at the same time, remedy concerns are advanced.

This crucial reference paintings positive aspects serious studies of the prevailing literature, plus details on new remedies which have been stated at peer reviewed clinical conferences, usually written by way of the pioneering specialists on a specific therapy.

The second-generation antipsychotics are actually coated in separate chapters to supply in-depth assurance of those brokers. There also are new chapters at the pharmacological remedies of combined states and speedy biking and novel healing vistas.

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______________________________________________________ 8. ______________________________________________________ 9. ______________________________________________________ 10. ______________________________________________________ Chapter 1: Managing Emotional Distress and Thoughts of Self-Harm 21 Part 2: Potential triggers and specific responses Trigger ________________________ Response ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ This page intentionally left blank 2 Mood Disorders and the Diagnostic Process As the title suggests, this chapter explains what mood disorders are and how these conditions are diagnosed.

Provider name and number: ______________________________________________________ c. Provider name and number: 5. ______________________________________________________ 6. ______________________________________________________ 7. ______________________________________________________ 8. ______________________________________________________ 9. ______________________________________________________ 10. ______________________________________________________ Chapter 1: Managing Emotional Distress and Thoughts of Self-Harm 21 Part 2: Potential triggers and specific responses Trigger ________________________ Response ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ This page intentionally left blank 2 Mood Disorders and the Diagnostic Process As the title suggests, this chapter explains what mood disorders are and how these conditions are diagnosed.

Depressive spectrum disorders Three types of primary depressive disorders are currently recognized by the DSM-IV: major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, and depressive disorder not otherwise specified. Depressive symptoms can also be diagnosed as adjustment disorders with depressive symptoms, normal grief, and depressive disorders secondary to substance abuse or medical illness. 6. 8 for the defining characteristics of all the mood disorders. Bipolar spectrum disorders Four bipolar spectrum disorders are outlined in the DSM-IV.

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