Relapse Prevention in Bipolar Disorder: A Treatment Manual and Workbook for Therapist and Client

Overview

The Sorensen Therapy for Instability in Mood (STIM) is an important new psycho-educational and cognitive therapy for treating bipolar disorder (BPD). This STIM manual and client workbook offer a psychological therapy which has proven to be highly effective, inexpensive to implement, and popular with clients. It can be delivered in four 60-minute sessions by practitioners with little specialist training and results in significant improvements in...

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Overview

The Sorensen Therapy for Instability in Mood (STIM) is an important new psycho-educational and cognitive therapy for treating bipolar disorder (BPD). This STIM manual and client workbook offer a psychological therapy which has proven to be highly effective, inexpensive to implement, and popular with clients. It can be delivered in four 60-minute sessions by practitioners with little specialist training and results in significant improvements in the client's perceived control over mood.

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"I recommend wholly John Sorensen's therapeutic method and believe that it will be of interest to practitioners."  —John Rhodes, consultant clinical psychologist and honorary lecturer at University College London

"The manual and the intervention it describes are likely to have a significant impact on the lives of people diagnosed as suffering from bipolar disorder." —David Winter, head of clinical psychology services at Barnet, Enfield, and Haringey Mental Health Trust

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902806563
  • Publisher: University of Hertfordshire Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Series: Relapse Prevention Manuals Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. John Sorensen is a clinical psychologist at North Manchester General Hospital and has worked in mental health departments in Denmark and the UK.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2006

    Fantastic!! and so simple to use

    This is the definitive guide to relapse prevention. My family used it as a 'Self-help' book but it was like having your own therapist right there with you as it was intended. All I can say is 'Get it'!! I use it every day.

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