Chapter 1. Psychotic Disorders and Bipolar Affective Disorder

  1. Prabha S. Chandra2,
  2. Helen Herrman3,4,
  3. Jane Fisher5,6,
  4. Marianne Kastrup7,
  5. Unaiza Niaz8,9,
  6. Marta B. Rondón10 and
  7. Ahmed Okasha11
  1. Rangaswamy Thara and
  2. Ramachandran Padmavati

Published Online: 18 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch1

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

How to Cite

Thara, R. and Padmavati, R. (2009) Psychotic Disorders and Bipolar Affective Disorder, in Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society (eds P. S. Chandra, H. Herrman, J. Fisher, M. Kastrup, U. Niaz, M. B. Rondón and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

  2. 3

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 4

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 5

    Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  5. 6

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Women's Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 7

    Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric Department, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. 8

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  8. 9

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. 10

    Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

  10. 11

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Schizophrenia Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470754115

Online ISBN: 9780470746738

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Keywords:

  • psychotic disorders and bipolar affective disorder;
  • psychotic disorders in women;
  • Determinants of Outcome of Severe Mental Disorders DOSMED study;
  • women with schizophrenia - overtly hostile, physically active and dominating;
  • women with chronic mental illness - using alcohol and drugs of addiction;
  • SOHO (Schizophrenia Outpatient Health Outcomes) study;
  • marriage and schizophrenia - marriage, mandatory event in life in India;
  • homelessness - social sequelae of psychotic disorders in women;
  • psychosocial rehabilitation in women;
  • ageing women with schizophrenia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Psychotic disorders in women

  • Schizophrenia

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Other psychoses

  • Special issues in women with severe mental illness