1. The Scope of Bipolar Disorders

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal1 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen2
  1. Hagop S. Akiskal

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch1

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

How to Cite

Akiskal, H. S. (2011) The Scope of Bipolar Disorders, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    International Mood Center, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, 7730 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA

Author Information

  1. International Mood Center, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470747216

Online ISBN: 9780470975114

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Keywords:

  • The Scope of Bipolar Disorders;
  • Diagnostic and Public Health Aspects;
  • “monsters” or “emotionally-abusive”;
  • electrocardiogram (EKG);
  • electroencephalogram (EEG)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diagnostic and public health aspects

  • Psychological and social aspects

  • Appendix 1.A: Laboratory considerations in the clinical use of lithium

  • References