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Welcome to the Polk State College library guide for bipolar disorder research topics. Below you will find suggested books/ebooks and recommended databases. If you need help, click the link for Ask a Librarian.
The Art and Science of Psychopharmacology by
Publication Date: 2020-05-20
Be a vital, powerful resource in helping your clients benefit from medications.The Art and Science of Psychopharmacology is filled with practical and adaptable strategies, client-friendly language, and the most up-to-date information about the medications being used to manage: DepressionAnxietyBipolar DisorderPsychosisInsomniaThis book guides you through the various medications for each of these diagnoses and how to form essential conversations around your client s prescription. Susan Marie s decades of practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner and educator shine through with lively case examples, discussion of complementary and alternative methods, and clear considerations for special and vulnerable populations.Be an expert for your clients about the benefits of psychiatric medication and minimize any potential harm this is the resource you will return to over and over again
The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Third Edition by
Publication Date: 2019-02-21
Bipolar disorder is a lifelong challenge--but it doesn't have to rule your life. Find the science-based information you need in the revised third edition of this indispensable guide. Trusted authority Dr. David J. Miklowitz shares proven strategies for managing your illness or supporting a loved one with the disorder. Learn specific steps to cope with mood episodes, reduce recurrences, avoid misdiagnosis, get the most out of treatment, resolve family conflicts, and make lifestyle changes to stay well. Updated throughout, the third edition has a new chapter on kids and teens; the latest facts on medications and therapy, including important advances in personalized care; and expanded coverage of the bipolar II subtype. It features boxes on complementary and alternative treatments and provides downloadable practical tools.
Bipolar II Disorder by
Publication Date: 2019-05-17
Unlike its cousin, bipolar I disorder, which has been extensively studied and depicted in popular literature and on screen, bipolar II disorder is poorly understood, underdiagnosed, and insufficiently treated. Bipolar II Disorder: Recognition, Understanding, and Treatment is the only text on the market that examines every aspect of the disorder in an up-to-date, rigorous, and clinically oriented manner. The editors, experts on the diagnosis and treatment of this neglected illness, have gathered a group of contributors who together advance the reader's knowledge of the disease in a systematic, accessible way, identifying and addressing the challenges of diagnosis and treatment and exploring current thinking on the biological determinants of the disorder. Acknowledging potential pitfalls of differential diagnosis, the book examines psychiatric comorbidities that most typically co-occur with bipolar II, such as anxiety disorders, impulse-control disorders, and borderline personality disorder. Next, the book focuses on the growing body of evidence that suggests that the underlying biology of bipolar II is distinct from that of other mood disorders and discusses the increasingly important role that neuroimaging plays in the diagnosis and understanding of bipolar II disorder as research progresses. Finally, the text explores how to manage bipolar II disorder, providing an up-to-date review of medication options and psychosocial treatments. The book's strengths are many and compelling: * Individual chapters are written by experts in the fields of phenomenology, genetics, neuroimaging, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, child psychiatry, and reproductive mental health who review what is currently known about bipolar II disorder and its management.* A special chapter on suicide describes a framework for understanding risk and a clinical model for conducting suicide risk assessment specific to individuals with bipolar II disorder. The chapter underscores factors associated with increased risk in bipolar II disorder and identifies strategies to mitigate that risk.* Written for a professional audience, the book may also be of interest to patients who want to learn more about their own diagnosis and to those who wish to support them.* Fascinating case vignettes and concise key points are provided throughout the text, helping readers to understand and contextualize the most important information in each chapter for easy reference and review.* Although advances have been made in understanding bipolar II disorder since the diagnosis was first codified in 1994, many gaps remain in the evidence base, particularly related to optimal treatments and neurobiology, and the book examines future directions for inquiry. For years, clinicians had little guidance for diagnosing and treating bipolar II disorder, relying on treatment options for bipolar I disorder, which were inadequate and of limited efficacy. Bipolar II Disorder: Recognition, Understanding, and Treatment responds to these frustrations with evidence-based, substantive, and up-to-the-minute information, demystifying the disorder and equipping the reader to provide the highest standard of care.
Bipolar Disorder by
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation ; RC516 .M64 2020
Publication Date: 2020-10-13
The vital resource for people with bipolar disorder and their loved ones, completely updated. Winner of the American Book Fest Best Book Award in Health - Psychology/Mental Health by the American Book Fest Compassionate and comprehensive, Dr. Francis Mondimore's pathbreaking guide has helped thousands of people and their loved ones cope with bipolar disorder. Now in its fourth edition, Bipolar Disorder has been totally revised and reorganized to reflect dramatic improvements in the treatment of the illness, as well as numerous scientific breakthroughs that have increased our understanding of its causes. With insight and sensitivity, Dr. Mondimore * surveys new medications for treating bipolar disorder, including ketamine, exploring the benefits and potential side effects * reviews the scientific studies that back up claims for recommended botanicals and nutritional supplements, such as omega-3s and NAC, and tells you which ones to leave on the shelf * expands the chapter on brain stimulation treatments to include new transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) devices and techniques such as "deep TMS" and "theta-burst TMS," as well as new details about vagal nerve stimulation * describes the emerging field of pharmacogenomics: the science of using a patient's genetic profile to improve the selection and dosing of medications * examines the important relationship between bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder while discussing why one or the other diagnosis is often overlooked in persons who have both * lays out recommended lifestyle changes and practical approaches to managing the illness better, planning for emergencies, building a support system, dealing with insurance and legal issues, and defining the role of the family A section called "What Causes Bipolar Disorder" has been added to this new edition. Dr. Mondimore also discusses the role that talk therapy, including specialized forms of cognitive behavioral therapy and family-focused therapy, can play in managing the disorder. Throughout the book, Dr. Mondimore has added sidebars on fascinating details about the history of this disorder and its treatment.
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation ; RC516 .B78 2019
Publication Date: 2019-08-13
The DNA double helix, penicillin, the X-ray, insulin--these are routinely cited as some of the most important medical discoveries of the twentieth century. And yet, the 1949 discovery of lithium as a cure for bipolar disorder is perhaps one of the most important--yet largely unsung--breakthroughs of the modern era. In Lithium, Walter Brown, a practicing psychiatrist and professor at Brown, reveals two unlikely success stories: that of John Cade, the physician whose discovery would come to save an untold number of lives and launch a pharmacological revolution, and that of a miraculous metal rescued from decades of stigmatization. From insulin comas and lobotomy to incarceration to exile, Brown chronicles the troubling history of the diagnosis and (often ineffective) treatment of bipolar disorder through the centuries, before the publication of a groundbreaking research paper in 1949. Cade's "Lithium Salts in the Treatment of Psychotic Excitement" described, for the first time, lithium's astonishing efficacy at both treating and preventing the recurrence of manic-depressive episodes, and would eventually transform the lives of patients, pharmaceutical researchers, and practicing physicians worldwide. And yet, as Brown shows, it would be decades before lithium would overcome widespread stigmatization as a dangerous substance, and the resistance from the pharmaceutical industry, which had little incentive to promote a naturally occurring drug that could not be patented. With a vivid portrait of the story's unlikely hero, John Cade, Brown also describes a devoted naturalist who, unlike many modern medical researchers, did not benefit from prestigious research training or big funding sources (Cade's "laboratory" was the unused pantry of an isolated mental hospital). As Brown shows, however, these humble conditions were the secret to his historic success: Cade was free to follow his own restless curiosity, rather than answer to an external funding source. As Lithium makes tragically clear, medical research--at least in America--has transformed in such a way that serendipitous discoveries like Cade's are unlikely to occur ever again. Recently described by the New York Times as the "Cinderella" of psychiatric drugs, lithium has saved countless of lives and billions of dollars in healthcare costs. In this revelatory biography of a drug and the man who fought for its discovery, Brown crafts a captivating picture of modern medical history--revealing just how close we came to passing over this extraordinary cure.
Owning Bipolar by
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation ; RC516 .P59 2018
Publication Date: 2018-09-25
Knowledge is power, and grasping the basics of bipolar disorder can give you the power you need to detect it, accept it, and own the responsibility for treatment and lifelong disease management. With its three-phase approach, Owning Bipolar can help you and your loved ones become experts at an illness that has called the shots in your life for too long. Now it's time for you to take control
Opposing Viewpoints in Context This link opens in a new windowThe premier online resource covering todays hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed differing views present each side of an issue, allowing you to draw your own valid conclusions.
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new windowAcademic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
Gale Health & Wellness This link opens in a new windowThis comprehensive consumer health resource, provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices. Designed for researchers at all levels, its intuitive interface provides multiple pathways to information including alternative medicine.
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