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By Peter Hayward, Dominic H. Lam, Steven H. Jones

A completely up-to-date model of a key practitioner textual content, this new version encompasses a therapy handbook of cognitive-behavioural remedy for Bipolar illness which contains the very newest knowing of the psycho-social points of bipolar illness.

• up to date to mirror remedy applications constructed via the authors during the last decade, and the profitable of completion of a big randomized managed examine which exhibits the efficacy of CBT for relapse prevention in Bipolar Disorder
• Demonstrates the optimistic result of a mixed strategy of cognitive behavioural remedy and medication
• offers readers with a easy wisdom of bipolar problems and its psycho-social features, remedies, and the authors' version for mental intervention
• comprises various scientific examples and case stories

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They reported good occupational outcome in only 28% of subjects. These findings are underscored by Kupfer’s case registry report from almost 3000 individuals with bipolar disorder of which over 64% were unemployed despite 60% having attended college (Kupfer et al. 2002). Prien and Potter (1990) reported on a US Department of Health Education and Welfare study (1979) which estimates that an average woman experiencing bipolar disorder with onset at 25 years might expect to lose 14 years of major effective activity (which would relate to both work and family responsibilities).

G. Goodwin 2003). There has also been a huge increase in research done on various drug treatments, as well as a proliferation of guidelines and algorithms intended to guide the practitioner in prescribing (see Perlis 2005 for a useful summary). Even though lithium was the mainstay of treatment for many years, most of the best research trials using it have been published in the last ten years, especially as it has often been used as a control in drug trials of newer medications. Many of these trials have suggested a variety of other medications, either alone or in combination, for use in acute mania, acute bipolar depression, and prophylaxis.

4. g. 3% interesting to note that the spontaneous coping strategies reported by patients are behavioural. 4 shows the coping strategies of depression prodromes from Lam and Wong’s (1997) study. The most common ones employed by subjects in the good coping group were ‘get myself organized and keep busy’, ‘get social support and meet people’, ‘distract from negative thoughts by doing more’, ‘recognize realistic thoughts and evaluate if things are worth worrying about’. In the poor coping group, subjects’ most common coping strategies were to ‘stay in bed and hope it would go away’, ‘do nothing’ and take extra medication such as lithium or sleeping pills.

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