Bipolar Disorder - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780443100703, 9780702049033

Bipolar Disorder

1st Edition

Your Questions Answered

Authors: Neil Hunt
eBook ISBN: 9780702049033
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 18th January 2005
Page Count: 212
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Table of Contents

The challenge of diagnosis

The causes and course of bipolar illness

Mania and its treatment

Depression and its treatment

Preventative treatment

Lithium

Complications and special circumstances

Looking to the future

References and further reading

Useful websites and addresses

List of patient questions

Index


Description

In the popular Q and A format of the Your Questions Answered series, this book provides succinct, expert information on bipolar disorder and its management in primary care. With an emphasis on evidence-based, up-to-date knowledge, the author discusses all aspects of this condition, including how to diagnose bipolar disorder, its impact on daily life, and current and emerging therapies to control it. Some frequently asked patient questions, in non-medical language, are included, and there is a list of sources of further information and patient support.

Key Features

  • Popular question-and-answer format
  • Covers both commonplace and rarer issues
  • Includes information on other types of headache
  • Lists useful websites, associations, patient resources
  • Sections on patient's frequently asked questions

Details

No. of pages:
212
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702049033

About the Authors

Neil Hunt Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, Addenbrooke's NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK