March 7, 2017

Bipolar Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Treatment

First released in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

Show description

Read or Download Bipolar Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Treatment Management PDF

Best mental illness books

My Sister from the Black Lagoon: A Novel of My Life

"I was once born right into a mentally unwell kin. My sister was once the formally loopy one, yet fairly we have been all nuts. "

So starts off My Sister from the Black Lagoon, Laurie Fox's incandescent novel of becoming up absurd. Lorna Person's story is wrested from the shadows forged by way of her sister, Lonnie, whose rages command the entire recognition of her mom and dad. Their San Fernando Valley family is off-key and out of kilter, a spot the place Lonnie sees evil within the morning toast and runs into the Burbank hills to hitch the animals that appear extra like her relations. Lorna, however, is an acutely delicate lady who can't relate to Barbie. "Could Barbie suppose sorrow? may possibly Barbie comprehend what it's prefer to be plump, lonely, Jewish? "

My Sister from the Black Lagoon is a wisecracked bell jar, a heartbreaking examine of sane and loopy. Laurie Fox's pleasant voice is understanding but wide-eyed, lyrical, and witty.

Delusional Disorder: Paranoia and Related Illnesses

Delusional ailment, as soon as termed paranoia, used to be an incredible analysis within the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. basically in 1987 used to be it reintroduced into sleek psychiatric analysis after being integrated with schizophrenia. This booklet presents a accomplished assessment of delusional sickness for psychiatrists and different clinicians.

Alone Together: Making an Asperger Marriage Work

Communique is among the largest demanding situations confronted by way of individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), but an Asperger marriage calls for verbal exchange greater than the other courting. millions of individuals stay in Asperger marriages with no understanding the solutions to special questions similar to 'What behaviours point out that my wife has AS?

The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook: Practical Strategies for Living with Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder

The indicators of borderline character sickness (BPD) contain critical temper shifts, unfounded accusations and wildly irrelevant screens of anger, quite a number self-destructive behaviors, and frantic efforts to prevent abandonment. For the chums and households of individuals with BPD, The cease jogging on Eggshells Workbook helps and reinforces the tips in its companion e-book cease strolling on Eggshells.

Extra info for Bipolar Disorder: A Clinician's Guide to Treatment Management

Example text

The world-view of the ancient Hebrews, in the Old Testament, included the notion that an ef®cient way to enforce conformity to social norms was to eliminate the person rather than just the behaviour: `A man or woman who is a medium or a wizard shall be put to death; they shall be stoned with stones, their blood shall be upon them' (Leviticus 20: 27). The reason given by Moses for punishing a long list of behaviours by death was: `So you shall purge the evil from Israel'. If `Israel' refers to race rather than country, this represents an early version of the genetic theory of unacceptable behaviour and the eugenic approach to eradicating madness via the creation of a genetically untainted race (see Chapter 4).

2002). Madness: A Brief History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Reil, J. (1803). Rhapsodien uber die Anwendung der Psychischen Curmethode auf Geisteszerruttungen. Halle: Curt. 20 The illness model of schizophrenia Rosen, G. (1964). Madness in Society. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Scull, A. (1981). Moral treatment reconsidered. In A. ) Madhouses, Maddoctors and Madmen. Philadelphia, PA: University of Philadelphia Press. Tuke, S. (1813). Description of the Retreat. York: Society of Friends.

3). Having listed the most important features of his illness, he admitted that some patients did not show any of these: These features are certainly not demonstrable with full clearness in each individual case but still the general view over a great number of complete observations teaches that nowhere can a state be discovered which is not connected by imperceptible transitions with all the others. (Kraepelin 1913: 255) So, if you can't see the features you're just not looking hard enough. Even if after strenuous efforts you still can't perceive `the imperceptible', it doesn't mean it isn't there.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.07 of 5 – based on 5 votes