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Psychological Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

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Published by The Guilford Press .
Written in English


  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychology,
  • Psychotherapy - General,
  • Mood Disorders,
  • Psychopathology - General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Clinical Psychology,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Manic-depressive illness,
  • Treatment

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsSheri L. Johnson (Editor), Robert L. Leahy (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8874614M
ISBN 101593852304
ISBN 109781593852306

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Psychological treatment traditionally implied an on-going, face-to-face relationship between a patient and a trained mental health professional. However, since the mids, cultural shifts, new technologies, and a reshaped health care delivery system have resulted in the emergence of new types and formats of psychological assistance. Regular sleep patterns and daily routines can help ease the symptoms of bipolar disorder. Psychological Science and Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents. Over the last ten years in the U.S., the rate of children diagnosed with bipolar disorder has gone up drastically, raising new questions and challenges for treatment. "Bipolar disorder suffers from this history of being seen as an über-biologically driven disorder, with the assumption likewise that the treatment has to be biologically driven," says Boston University psychologist Michael Otto, PhD, who specializes in the treatment of mood disorders.   "This is an up-to-date, outstanding, and comprehensive book on psychological treatments for bipolar disorder. All of the contributors are experts in the field and they have been generous in sharing their knowledge. A broad range of topics are covered, from defining and diagnosing the disorder to implementing a variety of different treatments.4/5(1).

Get this from a library! Psychological treatment of bipolar disorder. [Sheri L Johnson; Robert L Leahy;] -- Synthesizing the latest information on the nature and management of bipolar illness, this volume presents a range of effective psychosocial . Note: Medications are recommended as the first treatment for bipolar disorder (American Psychiatric Association, ), but we do not cover medications in this course, we recommend a consultation with a mental health professional for an accurate diagnosis and discussion of various treatment options. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly. People with bipolar experience high and low moods—known as mania and depression—which differ from the typical ups-and-downs most people experience. Below is an alphabetized list of psychological treatments. Click on a treatment to view a description, research support, clinical resources, and training opportunities. Or, if you prefer, you may search treatments by diagnosis.

  In sum, Psychological Treatment of Bipolar Disorder offers too little about psychotherapy and too much that is available elsewhere. The chapters "Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy" and "Supporting Collaborative Practice Management" provide a pleasant respite from an otherwise redundant : Ellen B. Tabor. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Description: pages: Contents: Defining bipolar disorder / Sheri L. Johnson --Psychosocial functioning / Constance Hammen, Amy N. Cohen --Differential diagnosis and assessment of adult tbipolar disorder / Edward Altman --Assessment of bipolar spectrum . bipolar disorder. This guideline contains many sections, not all of which will be equally useful for all readers. The following guide is designed to help readers find the sections that will be most useful to them. Part A contains the treatment recommendations for patients with bipolar Size: 1MB. Abstract. Several studies have suggested that bipolar disorder has progressive characteristics. The term “neuroprogression” has been used to define the disease process acceleration and its underlying factors, such as changes in peripheral biomarkers, cognitive functions, neuroimaging, and functionality, which appear to varying degrees depending on disorder evolution stage.