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Psychoeducation Manual for Bipolar Disorder

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychiatry,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • Psychology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Psychopathology - Compulsive Behavior,
  • Medical / Psychiatry

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJan Scott (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7751893M
ISBN 100521683688
ISBN 109780521683685

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Bipolar disorder is not easy to spot when it starts. The symptoms may seem like separate problems, not recognized as parts of a larger problem. Some people suf-fer for years before they are properly diagnosed and treated. Like diabetes or heart disease, bipolar disorder is a long-term illness that must be carefully managed. Bipolar disorder is a chronic or episodic (which means occurring occasionally and at irregular intervals) mental disorder. It can cause unusual, often extreme and fluctuating changes in mood, energy, activity, and concentration or focus. Bipolar disorder sometimes is called manic-depressive disorder or manic. Bipolar disorder is less common than major depression. About 1% of the population experience bipolar disorder compared to 10% of men and about 20% of women who experience a major depression. Roughly 1 of every 15 depressed persons experiences bipolar disorder. However, in hospitals the ratio of bipolar disorder to depression is about equal.   PsychoEducation — the manual is now available in English: The Psychoeducation Manual for Bipolar Disorder. This is a remarkable text.

Bipolar Disorder or Manic Depression is a mood disorder, and is the name given to the experience of abnormal moods or exaggerated mood swings. This illness is characterised by the experience of extremely “high” moods where one becomes extremely euphoric or elated, and the experience of extremely “low” moods where one becomes extremely. Based on the highly successful, evidence-based Barcelona program, this book is a pragmatic, therapists’ guide for how to implement psychoeducation for bipolar patients. It gives practical guidance. Psychoeducation Manual for Bipolar Disorder Although the mainstay of bipolar therapy is drug treatment, psychoeducation is a tech- nique that has proven to be very effective as an add-on to medication, helping to reduce the number of all types of bipolar recurrences and hospitalization.   Based on the highly successful, evidence-based Barcelona program, this book is a pragmatic, therapists' guide for how to implement psychoeducation for bipolar patients. It gives practical guidance.