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An extensively updated new edition of the acclaimed guide to treatment
of bipolar disorder, incorporating the latest research on psychosocial
treatments and clear medication management guidelines.
This extensively updated new edition of the acclaimed book in the Advances
in Psychotherapy series integrates empirical research from the
last 10 years to provide clear and up-to-date guidance on the assessment
and effective treatment of bipolar disorder. The expert authors, a
team of psychotherapists, medical practitioners, and researchers, begin
by describing the main features of bipolar disorder based on DSM-
5 and ICD-10 criteria. Current theories and medication management
guidelines are described, along with decision trees for evaluating the
best treatment options. They then outline a systematic, integrated,
and empirically supported treatment approach involving structured,
directive therapy. Special considerations, including managing suicide
risk, substance misuse, and medication nonadherence, are also addressed.
This compact, stand-alone resource aims to help psychotherapists,
psychologists, medical and psychiatric practitioners, and
nurses deliver the highest standards of care for people with bipolar