15. Psychosocial Interventions in Bipolar Disorders: Rationale and Effectiveness

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen3,4
  1. David J. Miklowitz

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470017953.ch15

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

How to Cite

Miklowitz, D. J. (2006) Psychosocial Interventions in Bipolar Disorders: Rationale and Effectiveness, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470017953.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    International Mood Center, Department of Psychiatry at the University of San Diego and Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. (116-A), San Diego, CA 92161, USA

  2. 3

    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA

  3. 4

    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly & Co, 525 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, Davie Hall CB#3270, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856079

Online ISBN: 9780470017951

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Keywords:

  • disorder-specific psychotherapies (DSPs);
  • psychosocial stress agents;
  • psychoeducation;
  • relapse prevention;
  • skill training;
  • cognitive-behavior therapy;
  • post-episode functioning;
  • social rhythm stability hypothesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introductory Overview

  • Rationale for Combining Medication and Psychotherapy

  • Common Objectives of Disorder-Specific Psychotherapies

  • Empirical Studies of Psychosocial Intervention

  • Implementing Psychosocial Interventions in Community Practice

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References