Bipolar disorder : a guide for patients and families / Francis Mark Mondimore

Author(s): Mondimore, Francis Mark, 1953-
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Subjects: Manic-depressive illness--Popular works
Affective disorders--Popular works
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
Series: Johns Hopkins Press health book
LC Classification: R, RC
Physical Description: xi, 290 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2005021215
ISBN: 080188313X (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780801883132 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0801883148 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780801883149 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-284) and index
Contents: pt. I. Symptoms, syndromes, and diagnosis -- 1. Normal and abnormal mood -- Abnormal mood -- The manic syndrome -- The hypomanic syndrome -- The syndrome of depression -- Mixed states -- 2. The diagnosis of bipolar disorder -- Psychiatric diagnosis -- Bipolar I -- Bipolar II -- Cyclothymic disorder -- Bipolar spectrum disorders -- Rapid-cycling bipolar disorder -- Schizoaffective disorder -- 3. A summary of the diagnostic categories of bipolar disorder in DSM IV -- What is the DSM? -- A "multiaxial" diagnostic system -- Bipolar categories in DSM IV -- 4. The mood disease -- Before "bipolar" -- Dr. Kraepelin and "manic-depressive insanity" -- Dr. Cade and lithium --
Contents: pt. II. Treatment -- 5. The brain : neurons, neurotransmitters, and more -- 6. Mood-stabilizing medications -- Lithium -- Valproate (Depakote, Depakene, Epival) -- Carbamazepine (Tegretol, Equetro, Epitol) -- Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) -- Lamotrigine (Lamictal) -- Other mood stabilizers -- 7. Antidepressant medications -- Tricyclic antidepressants -- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) -- Other new antidepressants -- Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) -- Treating bipolar depression -- 8. Antipsychotic medications -- The typical antipsychotic medications -- Atypical antipsychotic medications -- 9. Other medications, hormones, and dietary supplements -- Benzodiazepine medications -- Calcium-channel-blocking agents -- Stimulant medications -- Thyroid hormones -- St. John's wort -- Omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil -- 10. Electroconvulsive therapy and related treatments -- Modern ECT -- ECT for bipolar disorder -- Transcranial magnetic stimulation -- Vagal nerve stimulation -- 11. Counseling and psychotherapy -- Brain and mind -- What can therapy do? -- Group psychotherapy -- Individual therapy for depression -- New psychotherapies for bipolar disorder -- "Traditional" individual psychotherapy -- Psychotherapy in bipolar disorder : is it really necessary? -- The psychiatrist-psychotherapist : an extinct species? -- 12. Treatment approaches in bipolar disorder -- Therapeutic results as a guide to treatment -- A few principles of treatment --
Contents: pt. III. Variations, causes, and connections -- 13. Bipolar disorder in children and adolescents -- Symptoms of pediatric bipolar disorder -- Bipolar disorder and ADHD -- Treatment and prognosis -- 14. Women with bipolar disorder : special considerations -- Premenstrual syndromes -- Symptom differences in women -- Postpartum mood disorders and family planning -- 15. Alcoholism and drug abuse -- Bipolar binges -- Effect, cause, or association? -- Use or abuse? -- A deadly combination -- 16. Seasonal affective disorder and chronobiology -- Biological clocks -- Seasonal affective disorder -- The sleep cycle and bipolar disorder -- 17. The genetics of bipolar disorder -- Genes, chromosomes, and DNA -- Genetic diseases -- What we know -- The search continues -- 18. Bipolar biology -- "Medical" mood disorders -- Post-stroke mood disorders -- Mood disorders due to hormonal problems -- Picturing bipolar disorder in the brain -- Viruses and bipolar disorder -- 19. Bipolar disorder and creativity --
Contents: pt. IV. Getting better and staying well -- 20. Living with bipolar disorder -- Confront and accept the illness -- Practice mood hygiene -- Build your support system -- Don't be a "bipolar victim" -- 21. Planning for emergencies -- Know whom to call for help -- Insurance issues -- Safety issues and hospitalization -- 22. The role of family -- Recognizing symptoms -- Involuntary treatment and other legal issues -- More on safety -- Getting support -- 23. Looking ahead
OCLC Number: 61167754
ISBN/ISSN: 080188313X
9780801883132
0801883148
9780801883149