25. Overview of Principles of Caring for Bipolar Patients

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen3
  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Kareen K. Akiskal1,2

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470975114.ch25

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient, Second Edition

How to Cite

Akiskal, H. S. and Akiskal, K. K. (2011) Overview of Principles of Caring for Bipolar Patients, 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.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

    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. 1

    French Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association, Rennes, France

  2. 2

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

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470747216

Online ISBN: 9780470975114

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Keywords:

  • Major Players in Bipolar Disorder;
  • expressed emotion (EE);
  • Mood/Bipolar Clinic;
  • “team approach”;
  • group therapy;
  • rational polypharmacy;
  • subspecialty in psychiatry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The major players in bipolar disorder

  • Principles of caring

  • Special considerations for hypomanic and cyclothymic patients

  • Conclusion

  • References