the essential guide to lithium treatment

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The Essential Guide To Lithium Treatment

Author : Michael Bauer
ISBN : 9783319312149
Genre : Medical
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This book is a practical, up-to-date guide to the correct use of lithium for the short- and long-term treatment of mood disorders. Among the subjects addressed are the pharmacology and mechanisms of action of lithium, its use for maintenance treatment, the role of lithium in the treatment of mania and depression and in suicide prevention, further clinical indications, the administration of lithium during pregnancy and the postpartum period, and adverse effects and their management. Relevant background information is provided on the diagnosis, classification, and natural course of mood disorders, and an overview of other treatments for bipolar disorder and major depression is included. Lithium is the essential medication for patients with mood disorders. The evidence of its efficacy in maintenance treatment is acknowledged in all major international treatment guidelines for bipolar disorders and, when used correctly, lithium unquestionably produces the most dramatic benefits of any medication in psychopharmacology. This essential guide is written by two international experts in the treatment of mood disorders who have more than 25 years of experience in the use of lithium and have authored numerous scientific articles on lithium.

Bipolar Disorder

Author : Lakshmi N. Yatham
ISBN : 0415933900
Genre : Psychology
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This guide researches the life and work of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594). During his career he composed 105 Masses, more than 250 motets, Magnificats, other sacred music, and some secular madrigals. Bach is known to have arranged one of Palestrina's Missa sine nomine for voices and instruments.

Bipolar Breakthrough

Author : Ronald R. Fieve
ISBN : 9781605296456
Genre : Psychology
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More than 30 years ago, Ronald R. Fieve, MD, gained national recognition for his pioneering treatment of what was then known as “manic-depression.” Since then, he has focused on patients with mild bipolarity, also known as Bipolar II. With the right treatment, these patients can turn their illness into an asset. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Fieve presents a highly successful program that allows Bipolar II patients to harness the creativity and energy of their hypomanic “highs” while minimizing the potentially devastating “lows” of depression. Now with a new foreword explaining the most up-to-date research on the bipolar spectrum, Bipolar Breakthrough includes: -six stay-well strategies for anyone suffering from Bipolar II -the latest information on cutting-edge medications with fewer side effects -a special section on the complications of a bipolar diagnosis for pregnant women, children, and the elderly With results supported by thousands of patient histories, Dr. Fieve’s Bipolar Breakthrough is a landmark work that will help the millions of Bipolar II sufferers live better lives.

Therapie Psychischer Erkrankungen

Author : Ulrich Voderholzer
ISBN : 9783437188862
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Alles, was für die Therapie psychischer Erkrankungen wichtig ist! Durch die jährliche Aktualisierung ist gewährleistet dass auch neueste Forschungsergebnisse enthalten sind. So sind Sie immer auf dem Laufenden. Sie erhalten die aktuellen evidenzbasierten Therapieempfehlungen zu den häufigsten psychischen Erkrankungen, basierend auf den erfolgreichen STATE OF THE ART-Symposien des Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkunde (DGPPN) des Jahres 2018 – orientiert an den nationalen und internationalen Leitlinien. Neu in der 14. Auflage: Absetzen von Psychopharmaka Binge-Eating-Störung, TIC-Störungen und Therapie im Maßregelvollzug komplett neu gefasst

Manisch Depressiv F R Dummies

Author : Candida Fink
ISBN : 9783527658145
Genre : Psychology
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Himmelhochjauchzend und zu Tode betrübt - manisch-depressive Stimmungsschwankungen kennen viele. Aber wie kann man sie ertragen oder besser noch lindern? Die Psychiaterin Candida Fink erklärt, was im Gehirn passiert, wie man den richtigen Arzt findet und welche Therapien und Medikamente heute angewandt werden. Betroffenen und Angehörigen gibt sie Tipps zur Selbsthilfe, die die Symptome lindern können, Krisenzeiten überstehen lassen und sie für manische oder depressive Episoden wappnen. Übungen, Checklisten und Stimmungsbarometer machen auch kleine Fortschritte gleich ersichtlich und helfen, den Alltag in Familie und Beruf trotz aller Stimmungsschwankungen zu meistern.

Mood Disorders

Author : S. Nassir Ghaemi
ISBN : 0781727839
Genre : Medical
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This practical guide will aid residents and clinicians in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of mood disorders. Dr. Ghaemi explains how to accurately diagnose depressive and manic symptoms and bipolar disorder and offers specific, detailed, evidence-based recommendations on pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of acute and refractory unipolar depression, bipolar depression, and mania. Chapters review the pharmacology of antidepressants, mood stabilizers, and antipsychotic agents and point out these drugs’ advantages and drawbacks in specific clinical situations. Other chapters address clinical dilemmas such as treating rapid-cycling bipolar disorder, distinguishing unipolar from bipolar depression, and tapering bipolar depressed patients off antidepressants.

The American Medical Association Essential Guide To Depression

Author : American Medical Association
ISBN : 9780671010164
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Clinical Gerontology

Author : T.L. Brink
ISBN : 9781317840268
Genre : Psychology
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Here is a major text in psychogeriatrics for all professionals in the field of aging and mental health. Leading authorities provide valuable insights into assessment and intervention techniques for use with the mentally impaired elderly. Topics include a depression scale for use in later life, family therapy, therapy in later life, and various issues concerning mental health care for the aged.

Bipolar Disorder

Author : Sarah Owen
ISBN : 9781780740072
Genre : Self-Help
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Has someone close to you been diagnosed with Bipolar disorder? Have you been diagnosed yourself? If so, then this is the book for you. With a helpful question and answer format, this invaluable guide reveals everything about the condition, and shows how to keep it firmly under control. From how to deal with a manic episode to coping with the stigma often associated with mental illness, this guide contains the very latest research surrounding the illness that affects one in fifty of us. Including numerous real-life case studies, helpful character summaries and a full list of support organizations, this accessible blend of advice and insight will inform and empower all those who live with the bewildering turbulence of bipolar disorder.

A Guide To The Extrapyramidal Side Effects Of Antipsychotic Drugs

Author : D. G. Cunningham Owens
ISBN : 9781139867573
Genre : Medical
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It is often implied that antipsychotic-induced extrapyramidal side-effects are irrelevant to modern psychiatric therapeutics, rendered historic by newer, better treatments. This myth arises from limited awareness of the depth and breadth of neurological disruption antipsychotics can mediate. This volume discusses the extensive clinical boundaries of acute dystonias, drug-induced parkinsonism, akathisia and tardive dyskinesia, providing demographic and epidemiological context while illustrating how prescribing choices impact powerfully on their development. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and rewritten to include recent data, expanded references and a new chapter on the concept of 'atypical' antipsychotics. Written in a light, engaging style, liberally illustrated with clinical examples, it also invites readers to consider ongoing controversies - subjective drug effects, the relationship between 'akathisia' and restless legs, the status of the concept of 'atypicality', and so on. Informative reading for trainees as well as established practitioners in the fields of psychiatry, neurology, primary care and geriatrics.

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