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. ContentsThe 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.
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Titolo: Bipolar Disorder - Your Questions Answered
Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone
Collana: Your Questions Answered
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 21x27 cm