Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Collaborative Care Approach for Individuals and Families

Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Collaborative Care Approach for Individuals and Families

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195323580
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/02/2008
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael W. Otto is a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Boston University.
Jane N. Kogan is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Noreen A. Reilly-Harrington, Robert O. Knauz, Aude Henin, and Gary S. Sachs are at Massachusetts General Hospital

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Understanding Bipolar Disorder and Its Treatment
Introduction     3
Description of Bipolar Disorder     5
Medication Names and Common Dosages     17
Getting in the Habit of Taking Medications     27
Psychotherapy for Bipolar Disorder     33
Bipolar Disorder in Adolescents and Children     37
Managing Your Disorder
Stress and Schedule Management     51
Attention to Thinking Biases     67
Relationships and Communication Skills     75
Managing Irritability and Anger     83
Focusing on Life Goals     91
Mood Charting     97
Creating a Treatment Contract     103
Improving Wellbeing     111

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Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Collaborative Care Approach for Individuals and Families 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
miamagoo More than 1 year ago
This was a good book that had interesting tidbits that even a lay person could understand. It clearly illuminates the problems Bipolar people face every day and how to help those people. I only wish my mother would read it.