Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach / Edition 1

Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach / Edition 1

by David J. Miklowitz, Michael J. Goldstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572302836

ISBN-13: 9781572302839

Pub. Date: 09/12/1997

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


Arguing that bipolar disorder strongly affects the functioning of families and marriages, and, in turn, that family functioning affects the course of bipolar disorder, this accessible book details a unique family-focused psychoeducational treatment approach. This 9-month outpatient program teaches patients and families to understand manic-depression and to…  See more details below

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Arguing that bipolar disorder strongly affects the functioning of families and marriages, and, in turn, that family functioning affects the course of bipolar disorder, this accessible book details a unique family-focused psychoeducational treatment approach. This 9-month outpatient program teaches patients and families to understand manic-depression and to communicate and solve practical problems related to the illness. The authors present a complete treatment manual, grounded in extensive research, that guides clinicians step-by-step from assessment to termination. Throughout, the book's utility is enhanced by clinical case material, session vignettes, and reproducible client handouts.*

*NOTE ABOUT PHOTOCOPY RIGHTS: The publisher grants to individual purchasers of this book nonassignable permission to reproduce most handouts in this book for clinical use. See copyright page for details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572302839
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
09/12/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Foreword, Lyman C. Wynne, MD, PhD
I. Bipolar Disorder and Families: Clinical and Research Background
1. Bipolar Disorder: Why Family Treatment?
2. The Nature of Bipolar Disorder and Its Impact on the Family
3. Family and Social Factors in the Course of Bipolar Disorder
II. Conducting the Family-Focused Treatment
4. Planning the First Encounter
5. The Functional Assessment
6. Family Psychoeducation: The Initial Sessions
7. Family Psychoeducation: Etiology, Treatment, and Self-Management
8. Family Psychoeducation: Dealing with Resistances
9. Communication Enhancement Training: Rationale and Mechanics
10. Communication Enhancement Training: Clinical Issues
11. Dealing with Family Problems
12. Managing Crises in Family-Focused Treatment
13. Termination

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