Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide by Dominic H. Lam, Steven H. Jones, Peter Hayward(auth.)

Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide by Dominic H. Lam, Steven H. Jones, Peter Hayward(auth.)

By Dominic H. Lam, Steven H. Jones, Peter Hayward(auth.)

A completely up-to-date model of a key practitioner textual content, this re-creation encompasses a therapy handbook of cognitive-behavioural treatment for Bipolar affliction which includes the very newest figuring out of the psycho-social elements of bipolar sickness.

  • Updated to mirror therapy applications built by means of the authors over the past decade, and the profitable of completion of a giant randomized managed learn which exhibits the efficacy of CBT for relapse prevention in Bipolar sickness
  • Demonstrates the confident result of a mixed procedure of cognitive behavioural treatment and medicine
  • Provides readers with a uncomplicated wisdom of bipolar problems and its psycho-social points, remedies, and the authors’ version for mental intervention
  • Includes various medical examples and case reports

Chapter 1 advent to Bipolar sickness (pages 1–25):
Chapter 2 assessment of present remedy (pages 27–43):
Chapter three Psycho?Social versions in Bipolar ailment (pages 45–56):
Chapter four Our version of Cognitive Behavioural Intervention for Bipolar disease (pages 57–69):
Chapter five Pre?Therapy evaluation (pages 71–122):
Chapter 6 Introducing the version to the sufferer (pages 123–146):
Chapter 7 aim surroundings (pages 147–160):
Chapter eight Cognitive thoughts (pages 161–188):
Chapter nine Behavioural options (pages 189–211):
Chapter 10 Self?Management and dealing with Prodromes (pages 213–239):
Chapter eleven Long?Term concerns, Bipolar problems and the Self (pages 241–259):
Chapter 12 relations and Social elements (pages 261–278):
Chapter thirteen Interpersonal concerns in treatment and concerns regarding prone (pages 279–292):

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1989). In family therapy for bipolar disorders, a psychoeducational approach is often adopted with families seen as having valuable potential to help participants. Family therapy has the advantage of recruiting the family members to help deal with the illness. This may be an option for treatment when the participant is living with a family or has family members who are closely involved. However, sensitivity is needed so that the family do not feel over-burdened and the participant does not resent that their sense of autonomy is being curbed unnecessarily.

6 different classes of medication. Thus, instead of a universal reliance on lithium or another mood stabilizer, patients may be prescribed two, three or even more medications to deal with the various symptoms of the disorder. Treatment of Acute Mania Strikingly, in no area is lithium been displaced as much as in treatment of acute mania. Reviews may note strong empirical evidence of its effectiveness, but other medications are increasingly used as a first treatment in mania, especially valproate (technically semisodium valproate, also known as divalproex, a mixture of sodium valproate and valproic acid, but we will refer to it as valproate for convenience) and second-generation antipsychotics, such as olanzapine, risperidone and quetiapine.

Lam, Hayward et al. (2005) reported the results of a two years post-therapy follow-up of the sample. The initial gain was maintained, though the effect seemed to be stronger for depression than for mania. The cognitive therapy group spent 110 fewer days in bipolar episodes out of a total of 900 days. In a health-economy study Lam, McCrone et al. (2005) reported that the extra costs of therapy were offset by reduced service use elsewhere. The probability of cognitive therapy being cost effective was high and robust to different therapy prices.

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