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Treatment of bipolar illness

Robert M. Post

Treatment of bipolar illness

a casebook for clinicians and patients

by Robert M. Post

  • 377 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manic-depressive illness -- Chemotherapy,
  • Psychotropic drugs,
  • Bipolar Disorder -- drug therapy -- Case Reports,
  • Psychotropic Drugs -- therapeutic use -- Case Reports

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert M. Post and Gabriele S. Leverich.
    GenreCase Reports.
    ContributionsLeverich, Gabriele S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC516 .T73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17901708M
    ISBN 109780393705379
    LC Control Number2007016332

      Discuss treatment options with your caregivers to decide what care you want to receive. You always have the right to refuse treatment. RISKS: The periods of mania and depression may last for weeks or months. Without treatment, your bipolar disorder could get worse. Your illness could make it hard to work and get along with others. Bipolar disorder is a serious mental condition that causes major abnormalities in mood, thoughts, energy, and behavior—the kind of changes that cause noticeable impairments to your day-to-day.

    Pauley's Book: Steroid Treatment, Antidepressants Unmasked Mood-Swing Illness. Treatment with steroids and antidepressants unmasked Jane Pauley's bipolar disorder, the TV news personality reveals in her new autobiography. Drug treatments do not cause bipolar disorder, according to experts. But they can make the symptoms much worse.   There’s no time like the present to be diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Comparisons between what we know now versus what we knew then reveal that, indeed, our understanding of the disorder has come a long way.. Though it’s impossible to trace the first case of bipolar depression or mania, much is known about the evolution of its identification and subsequent classification and .

    The most commonly used purely antianxiety meds used int he treatment of bipolar disorder are benzodiazepines (also known as anxiolytics or tranquilizers, or benzos for short). These medications slow down the whole nervous system, thus reducing agitation and anxiety levels, both of which can be problems in bipolar disorder. Benzos appear to affect a brain [ ]. "Robert Post is one of the modern pioneers and towering figures in the investigation and treatment of bipolar illness. This volume is a master class in bipolar disorder."-Russell T. Joffe, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, New Jersey Medical School.


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Robert M. Post, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry, George Washington University, and Penn State College of Medicine, and Head of the Bipolar Collaborative 37 years he worked at NIMH studying and treating treatment-resistant unipolar and bipolar patients.

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workbook can help you learn the facts about bipolar disorder, achieve more stabil­ ity, discover new ways to keep the symptoms from coming back, get more out of treatment, and reach your goals in life.

How Can You Control the Illness. Bipolar disorder is biological in nature, but it causes both physical and psychologi­ cal symptoms. Treatment guidelines are a critical source for the rational pharmacotherapy of bipolar disorder,52 The American Psychiatric Association guidelines for bipolar disorder have not been updated sinceand therefore do not include data that became available more recently In a systematic overview of the current international guidelines for Cited by: And while we’re on the subject of funny books about mental illness, there’s “Surviving Mental Illness Through Humor,” an anthology edited by Jessica Azar and Alyson Herzig.

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• Avoid precipitating a manic or hypomanic episode. Acute Depression Choose an initial treatment modality. For patients not yet in treatment for bipolar disorder File Size: 1MB. Treatment for bipolar disorder aims to reduce the severity and number of episodes of depression and mania to allow as normal a life as possible.

Treatment options for bipolar disorder. If a person is not treated, episodes of bipolar-related mania can last for between 3 and 6 months. Episodes of depression tend to last longer, often 6 to 12 months.

1. Introduction. Bipolar disorder is a mental pathology that has been known since ancient times and has its origin in the concept of “mania,” a term that comes from the Greek “μανια,” meaning “madness” or “frenzy” [].The father of medicine, Hippocrates, already qualified mania as a Cited by: The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder.

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She has sold overcopies of her books around the world. Where such data are lacking, strategies based on data from open trials, naturalistic studies, and expert consensus guidelines are included.

The treatment of bipolar disorder in children and adolescents is covered elsewhere in this book (see Chapter 55 in this volume, “Treatment of Child and Adolescent Disorders,” by Wagner and Pliszka).

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