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Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorders By Terence A. Ketter
Publisher's Comments: Handbook of Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorders provides crucial information regarding diagnosis, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, and treatment of patients from special populations such as children, women, and older adults and patients with particularly challenging illness courses such as rapid cycling. This is the first book to provide quantitative assessment of potential benefit (number needed to treat) and risk (number needed to harm) for all approved treatments for bipolar disorder.
Bipolar Disorder in Later Life Edited by Martha Sajatovic, MD, and Frederic C. Blow, PhD
Publisher's Comments: Thought leaders in bipolar disorder, mental health services research, and geriatrics cover diagnosis patterns over the life course; the role of assessment scales, pharmacologic and psychological therapies; treatment adherence; effects of cultural factors; assessing quality of care; and legal and ethical issues.
Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Individuals and Families By Michael Otto, Noreen Reilly-Harrington, Robert O. Knauz, Aude Henin, Jane N. Kogan, and Gary S. Sachs
Living with bipolar disorder is a challenge, and this book is designed to help patients and their families develop the skills they need to be a good consumer of treatment and to become an expert partner in the management of bipolar disorder. Drawing on research documenting the strength of combining drug treatments with behavioral interventions for fighting bipolar disorder, this book takes a skill-based, family-and-friends approach to managing the ups and downs commonly experienced with the disorder. With Living With Bipolar Disorder, sufferers can learn how to better recognize mood shifts before they happen, minimize their impact, and move on with their lives.
Written by the authors of Managing Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Program, this book teaches individuals with bipolar disorder how to work together with their family and friends to take charge of their illness and get the most out of professional treatment. The authors stress the importance of an active partnership in treatment, while providing information and strategies to help patients and their families enhance their independence and their management of bipolar disorder. In addition to the strategies directed to individuals suffering from bipolar disorder, this book also provides information and instructions for friends and family members so they'll have the tools to help their loved ones take control of their illness. Family members will learn how to recognize potential problems, provide encouragement, practice new coping skills, and understand what the patient is going through. The book also provides worksheets and forms to help the patient reinforce skills and practices learned in therapy. It includes information about the details of living with bipolar disorder, gives advice on the best ways to avoid relapses, and teaches how to anticipate problems.
Here then is a wealth of information on bipolar disorder along with effective strategies to reduce the likelihood of episodes of depression or mania and maximize the enjoyment of life.
The Physician’s Guide to Depression and Bipolar Disorders By Dwight L. Evans, Dennis S. Charney, and Lydia Lewis
This book describes the epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis and treatment of comorbid depression and bipolar disorder with specific illnesses. It explains what patients need for optimal outcomes and offers practical advice on communicating with patients and instilling hope.
Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health—Bipolar Disorder By Brian Quinn, LCSW, PhD. Edited by Irving B. Weiner, PhD
Designed for mental health professionals, students and persons affected by bipolar disorder, this concise reference provides an overview of bipolar disorder diagnosis, treatment, history, research, emerging trends and other critical information.
Cognitive dysfunction in bipolar disorder: A guide for clinicians By Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, and Katherine E. Burdick, PhD
Publisher's Comments: A growing body of clinical and experimental evidence shows that neurocognitive dysfunction is a fundamental yet frequently ignored or misidentified component of bipolar disorder. The first comprehensive book of its kind, Cognitive Dysfunction in Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians compiles the latest data in neuropsychology, neuroimaging, neurogenetics, and functional outcomes research to enable clinicians to more effectively utilize pharmacological and psychotherapeutic techniques in their treatment of bipolar disorder.
Clinical Manual for the Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents By Robert A. Kowatch, MD, PhD, Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP, and Robert L. Findling, MD, and Robert M. Post, MD
Publisher's Comments: Clinical Manual for Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents was written in response to the growing body of knowledge surrounding pediatric bipolar illness and the underlying biological, environmental, and psychosocial influences that exacerbate symptoms and behavior. This manual is a comprehensive collection of empirical evidence, case studies, and the growing number of evidence-based reports on pediatric bipolar disorder over the past five years.