The Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health: Bipolar Disorder uses clear, highly accessible language to comprehensively guide the reader through the entire spectrum of bipolar and related disorders. This concise, informative reference provides a complete overview of the history of the field, diagnosis, treatment, research, emerging trends, and other critical information about bipolar disorder. Both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions are thoroughly covered.
Like all the books in the Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health Series, Bipolar Disorder features a compact, easy-to-use format that includes:
- Vignettes and case illustrations
- A practical approach that emphasizes real-life treatment over theory
- Resources for specific readers such as clinicians, students, or patients
|Series:||Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.98(d)|
Table of Contents
Preface by S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH .
Section One: Epidemeology, Phenomenology, and Diagnosis.
INTRODUCTION: Bipolar Spectrum Illnesses: Common but Often Misdiagnosed and Inappropriately Treated.
CHAPTER 1: An Overview of Bipolar Disorder and Its Diagnosis.
Section Two: Differential Diagnosis and Comorbidity.
CHAPTER 2: Differentiating Unipolar from Bipolar Depression.
CHAPTER 3: Differentiating Bipolar Illness from Organic Illnesses and Other Psychiatric Disorders.
CHAPTER 4: Comorbidity: Organic Illnesses, ADHD, Personality, Eating, Anxiety, and Impulse Control Disorders.
CHAPTER 5: Comorbidity: Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
Section Three: Treatment.
CHAPTER 6: Pharmacologic Treatment of Mania and Hypomania.
CHAPTER 7: The Problem of Bipolar Depression.
CHAPTER 8: Psychosocial Treatments.
CHAPTER 9: Nonpharmacologic Approaches.
CHAPTER 10: Identifi cation and Management of Suicide Risk.
CHAPTER 11: Child and Early Adolescent Bipolar Disorder: An Emerging Diagnosis by Carolyn Colwell, LCSW.
CHAPTER 12: Bipolar Disorder in Older Adults by Colin Depp, Ph.D.
CHAPTER 13: A Multidimensional Approach to Helping Patients with Bipolar Disorder.