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Bipolar disorder : a guide for patients and families

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  • ISBN: 1421412063 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421412061 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Symptoms, syndromes, and diagnosis. Normal and abnormal mood ; The diagnosis of bipolar disorder ; Bipolar disorder and DSM-5 ; The mood disease -- Treatment. The plastic brain ; Mood-stabilizing medications ; Antidepressant medications ; Antipsychotic medications ; More medications, hormones, and dietary supplements ; Brain-stimulation treatments ; Counseling and psychotherapy ; Treatment approaches in bipolar disorder -- Variations, causes, and connections. Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents ; Women with bipolar disorder: special considerations ; Alcoholism and drug abuse ; The science of cycles: chronobiology ; The genetics of bipolar disorder ; Bipolar biology ; Bipolar disorder and creativity -- Getting better and staying well. Living with bipolar disorder ; Planning for emergencies ; The role of the family ; Looking ahead.
Summary, etc.: Mondimore provides information about the causes of bipolar disorder; tools of diagnosis, and advances in treatment. He surveys new medications, and explores the benefits and potential side effects of each. He also reviews claims for nutritional supplements, and tells you which may be useful... and which to leave on the shelf.
Subject: Manic-depressive illness
Affective disorders
Affective disorders -- Popular works
Manic-depressive illness -- Popular works
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