1. Introduction to Bipolar Disorder

  1. Dominic H. Lam1,
  2. Steven H. Jones2 and
  3. Peter Hayward3

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470970256.ch1

Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice, Second Edition

Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lam, D. H., Jones, S. H. and Hayward, P. (2010) Introduction to Bipolar Disorder, in Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's Guide to Concepts, Methods and Practice, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470970256.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Hull, UK

  2. 2

    Lancaster University, UK

  3. 3

    Maudsley Hospital, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470779378

Online ISBN: 9780470970256

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Keywords:

  • Introduction to Bipolar Disorder;
  • ‘manic depression’ and ‘bipolar disorder’;
  • American Diagnostic and Statistical Manual III DSM;
  • Diagnostic Criteria for Bipolar Disorder;
  • ‘abnormally and persistently elevated, expansive or irritable’;
  • ‘clearly different from usual undepressed mood’;
  • Course of Bipolar Disorder;
  • Benefits Associated with Bipolar Disorder;
  • ‘engage in calming activities’, ‘take extra time to rest or sleep’;
  • Social Adjustment Scale II (SAS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnostic Criteria for Bipolar Disorder

  • Epidemiology

  • Course of Bipolar Disorder

  • Prodromes

  • Cyclothymia

  • Benefits Associated with Bipolar Disorder

  • High Social Costs

  • Conclusion