They also update their surveys of psychological and epidemiological evidence, as well as that pertaining to diagnostic issues, and outcome, course, and they offer practical guidelines for differential diagnosis and clinical management. Special emphasis is given to fostering compliance with medication regimens and treating patients who abuse drugs and alcohol or who pose a risk of suicide.
Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression #ad - Encompassing an understanding about the illness as Kraeplin conceived of it- about its cyclical course and about the essential unity of its bipolar and recurrent unipolar forms- the book has become the definitive work on the topic, revered by both specialists and nonspecialists alike. Now, in this magnificent second edition, Drs.
. The medical treatment of manic and depressive episodes is described, strategies for preventing future episodes are given in detail, and psychotherapeutic issues common in this illness are considered. In collaboration with a team of other leading scientists, a collaboration designed to preserve the unified voice of the two authors, they exhaustively review the biological and genetic literature that has dominated the field in recent years and incorporate cutting-edge research conducted since publication of the first edition.
This book, will be a valuable and necessary addition to the libraries of psychiatrists and other physicians, pharmacologists, psychologists, unique in the way that it retains the distinct perspective of its authors while assuring the maximum in-depth coverage of a vastly expanded base of scientific knowledge, clinical social workers, neuroscientists, and the patients and families who live with manic-depressive illness.
Touched With Fire: Manic-depressive Illness and the Artistic TemperamentFree Press #ad - The anguished and volatile intensity associated with the artistic temperament was once thought to be a symptom of genius or eccentricity peculiar to artists, writers, and musicians. The definitive work on the profound and surprising links between manic-depression and creativity, from the bestselling psychologist of bipolar disorders who wrote An Unquiet Mind.
One of the foremost psychologists in america, “Kay Jamison is plainly among the few who have a profound understanding of the relationship that exists between art and madness” William Styron. Her work, based on her study as a clinical psychologist and researcher in mood disorders, reveals that many artists subject to exalted highs and despairing lows were in fact engaged in a struggle with clinically identifiable manic-depressive illness.
Touched With Fire: Manic-depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament #ad - Jamison presents proof of the biological foundations of this disease and applies what is known about the illness to the lives and works of some of the world's greatest artists including Lord Byron, Vincent Van Gogh, and Virginia Woolf.
Night Falls Fast: Understanding SuicideVintage #ad - Night falls fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of the most common killers of Americans between the ages of fifteen and forty-five. An internationally acknowledged authority on depressive illnesses, Dr. Weaving together a historical and scientific exploration of the subject with personal essays on individual suicides, she brings not only her remarkable compassion and literary skill but also all of her knowledge and research to bear on this devastating problem.
Jamison has also known suicide firsthand: after years of struggling with manic-depression, she tried at age twenty-eight to kill herself. This is a book that helps us to understand the suicidal mind, to recognize and come to the aid of those at risk, and to comprehend the profound effects on those left behind.
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide #ad - From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind, comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. It is critical reading for parents, educators, and anyone wanting to understand this tragic epidemic.
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and MadnessVintage #ad - For even while she was pursuing her career in academic medicine, episodes of violence, Jamison found herself succumbing to the same exhilarating highs and catastrophic depressions that afflicted many of her patients, as her disorder launched her into ruinous spending sprees, and an attempted suicide.
Here jamison examines bipolar illness from the dual perspectives of the healer and the healed, revealing both its terrors and the cruel allure that at times prompted her to resist taking medication. With a new preface by the authorin her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness.
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness #ad - Dr. Jamison is one of the foremost authorities on manic-depressive bipolar illness; she has also experienced it firsthand. An unquiet mind is a memoir of enormous candor, vividness, and wisdom—a deeply powerful book that has both transformed and saved lives.
Nothing Was the SameVintage #ad - Now jamison uses her characteristic honesty, Richard Wyatt, wit and eloquence to look back at her relationship with her husband, a renowned scientist who died of cancer. Kay redfield jamison, award-winning professor and writer, changed the way we think about moods and madness. Nothing was the same is a penetrating psychological study of grief viewed from deep inside the experience itself.
Bipolar Disorder A Johns Hopkins Press Health BookJHUP #ad - Compassionate and comprehensive, Dr. Throughout the book, Dr. Mondimore focuses on the importance of building a support system for everyone affected by this unpredictable illness. He describes how these findings, gleaned from the treatment experiences of thousands of patients, will improve treatment decisions.
With insight and sensitivity, Dr. Francis mondimore's pathbreaking guide has helped thousands of people and their loved ones cope with bipolar disorder. Mondimore discusses recent changes in the diagnostic and statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 and reviews the exciting new findings of the largest multicenter evaluation of best-treatment practices for bipolar disorder ever carried out, the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder STEP-BD.
Bipolar Disorder A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book #ad - . Dr. He also reviews the scientific studies that back up claims for recommended nutritional supplements, such as omega-3s and NAC—and tells you which ones to leave on the shelf. Dr. He recommends changes to daily routines and lifestyle that will improve the quality of life for patients and offers expert advice on planning for emergencies and identifying when and how to seek help.
Mondimore surveys new medications for treating bipolar disorder, lurasidone, including asenapine, paliperidone, iloperidone, and oxcarbazepine, exploring the benefits and potential side effects of each. Now in its third edition, tools for diagnosis, Bipolar Disorder has been thoroughly updated with new information about the causes of the disorder, and advances in treatment.
Mad Like Me: Travels in Bipolar CountryConsultancy for Alternative Education (CAE Canada) #ad - Hammond says her mission is now to fight the stigma against all forms of mental illness, in all age groups. Dr. Just imagine: almost overnight, she flipped from being a researcher and public health consultant to a locked-ward patient. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder? Ever agonized about whether your own or a loved one’s mood swings are normal or not? This is the book for you! In 2008, Dr.
What readers say about mad like mereaders and reviewers have raved, calling it “mesmerizing, ” “captivating, ” “remarkable, ” “compelling, ” “enlightening, ” “inspiring, ” “beautifully written; powerfully honest, ” “deeply personal, ” “a must-read, ” “riveting, ” “stunningly sincere, ” “elucidating, ” and “a bullseye.
Mad Like Me: Travels in Bipolar Country #ad - If you enjoyed kay jamison’s classic 1996 memoir an unquiet Mind or Marya Hornbacher’s 2009 triumph Madness: A Bipolar Life, you’re going to devour this latest bipolar memoir. Hammond was struck with bipolar at age 51. This is an essential resource for patients working towards recovery, for families who need insight into what it is truly like to have bipolar disorder, nurses, and for therapists, and psychiatrists.
. A wild, no-holds-barred gallop through one health professional’s battles with bipolar disorder. She shares everything she learned along the way about how to reclaim your own mental health and maintain stability, readable, and does so in an accessible, often humorous way. Her fearless honesty in vividly retelling events helps to demystify this much-misunderstood mental illness, and to humanize the people it affects.
Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and CharacterVintage #ad - A bold, sympathetic account of a poet who was—both despite and because of mental illness—a passionate, original observer of the human condition. In his poetry, lowell put his manic-depressive illness now known as bipolar disorder into the public domain, and in the process created a new and arresting language for madness.
Kay redfield jamison brings her expertise in mood disorders to bear on Lowell’s story, depression, illuminating not only the relationships between mania, and creativity but also how Lowell’s illness and treatment influenced his work and often became its subject. A pulitzer prize finalist in this magisterial study of the relationship between illness and art, the best-selling author of An Unquiet Mind brings a fresh perspective to the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Lowell.
Exuberance: The Passion for LifeVintage #ad - Exuberance: the passion for life introduces us to such notably irrepressible types as Teddy Roosevelt, dancing porcupines, as well as Peter Pan, John Muir, and Richard Feynman, and Charles Schulz’s Snoopy. This “abounding, ebullient, risk-taking, effervescent emotion” manifests itself everywhere from child’s play to scientific breakthrough and is crucially important to learning, social cohesiveness, and survival itself.
With the same grace and breadth of learning she brought to her studies of the mind’s pathologies, Kay Redfield Jamison examines one of its most exalted states: exuberance. It explores whether exuberance can be inherited, parses its neurochemical grammar, and documents the methods people have used to stimulate it.
Exuberance: The Passion for Life #ad - The resulting book is an irresistible fusion of science and soul.
The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Third Edition: What You and Your Family Need to KnowThe Guilford Press #ad - David J. It features boxes on complementary and alternative treatments and provides downloadable practical tools. Learn specific steps to cope with mood episodes, avoid misdiagnosis, get the most out of treatment, resolve family conflicts, reduce recurrences, and make lifestyle changes to stay well. Bipolar disorder is a lifelong challenge--but it doesn't have to rule your life.
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. Find the science-based information you need in the revised third edition of this indispensable guide.
The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Third Edition: What You and Your Family Need to Know #ad - Trusted authority Dr. Miklowitz shares proven strategies for managing your illness or supporting a loved one with the disorder.
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50th anniversary editionthe cornerstone text in the field for 50 years, Kaplan & Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry has consistently kept pace with the rapid growth of research and knowledge in neural science, as well as biological and psychological science.