And the second edition is even better! BipolarPsychopharmacotherapy covers both pharmacotherapy and thesupportive role of psychotherapy, psychoeducation and socialapproaches to provide a broad integrative philosophy of care forbipolar patients.
Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient
Extensive coverage is given to special managementissues such as the pharmacological care of women with bipolardisorder, children and the elderly, as well as bipolar depressionand suicide prevention. The mood swings that characterize bipolar disorder can now bebetter stabilized in most patients than in the past, but theillness must be carefully managed throughout a person's life. Pharmacotherapy is central to the acute treatment and long-termmanagement and as there are several classes of drugs which areoften prescribed concurrently, treatment issues are complex.
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Thisessential reference work features critical reviews of the existingliterature, plus information on new treatments that have beenreported at peer reviewed scientific meetings, often written by thepioneering experts on a particular treatment. The second-generationantipsychotics are now covered in separate chapters to providein-depth coverage of these agents. There are also new chapters onthe pharmacological treatments of mixed states and rapid cyclingand novel therapeutic vistas. His research has focused on the clinical epidemiologyand psychopharmacological treatments of bipolar disorder.
Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, 2nd Edition
ProfessorTohen has over original publications and over book chaptersand scientific abstracts. BipolarPsychopharmacotherapy covers both pharmacotherapy Caring for the Patient.
Akiskal , Mauricio Tohen. Carbamazepine and other anticonvulsants. Olanzapine in treatment for bipolar disorder. Haloperidol and other first generation. Arnold and Lori L. The Promise of Psychopharmacotherapy Joseph Biederman. Chapter 15 Psychosocial Interventions in Bipolar Disorders: Rationale and Effectiveness David J.
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E-books are non-returnable and non-refundable. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Description Bipolar disorder is often not recognized as an illness, and people may suffer for years before it is properly diagnosed and treated. Like diabetes or heart disease, bipolar disorder is a long-term illness that must be carefully managed throughout a person's life.
Pharmacotherapy is central to the acute treatment and long-term management of the disorder and as there are several classes of drugs, which are often prescribed concurrently, treatment issues are complex. Professor Akiskal was awarded the Jean Delay prize by the World Psychiatric Association in for research work that better bridges the gap between biological, psychological and social aspects of psychiatry and mental health. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site.
Table of contents Reviews List of Contributors. Clinical Pharmacological Profile Charles L. Bowden and Vivek Singh.