Chapter 33. Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

  1. Lakshmi N. Yatham3 and
  2. Mario Maj4
  1. Holly A. Swartz1,
  2. Ellen Frank2,
  3. Laura E. Zajac1 and
  4. David J. Kupfer1

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661277.ch33

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

How to Cite

Swartz, H. A., Frank, E., Zajac, L. E. and Kupfer, D. J. (2010) Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorder, in Bipolar Disorder (eds L. N. Yatham and M. Maj), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661277.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

  2. 4

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470721988

Online ISBN: 9780470661277

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Keywords:

  • interpersonal and social rhythm therapy - for bipolar disorder;
  • pharmacotherapy, mainstay of treatment for bipolar disorder (BD);
  • psychotherapy, integral component of treatment - for individuals suffering from BD;
  • individuals with bipolar disorder - vulnerable to disruptions in circadian rhythms;
  • interpersonal psychotherapy – IPT, by Klerman and colleagues as treatment for unipolar depression;
  • IPSRT fusing three distinct interventions - psychoeducation, social rhythm therapy and IPT, into single psychosocial treatment;
  • centrepiece of IPT - interpersonal case formulation;
  • interpersonal role dispute - nonreciprocal expectations in intimate relationships;
  • role disputes, common sequelae of bipolar disorder;
  • Intensive Clinical Management (ICM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview of interpersonal and social rhythm therapy

  • Treatment strategies

  • IPSRT for adolescents

  • Research findings

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References