Surviving manic depression : a manual on bipolar disorder for patients, families, and providers / E. Fuller Torrey and Michael B. Knable
- Dimensions of manic-depressive illness -- The inner world: mania and depression from the inside -- The outer worlds: manic-depressive illness defined -- Conditions sometimes confused with manic-depressive illness -- Risk factors for developing manic-depressive illness -- Onset, course, and outcome -- Causes -- Medications: mood stabilizers -- Medications: antidepressants, antipsychotics, and benzodiazapines -- Medications: treatment strategies -- Nonmedication aspects of treatment -- Manic-depressive illness in children and adolescents -- Ten special problems -- Manic-depressive illness and creativity -- Commonly asked questions -- Issues for advocates.
- 0465086640 (pbk.)
- Originally published: 2002.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-327) and index.
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