By Ellen Frank
"This handbook offers a robust method for supporting humans deal with bipolar affliction and safeguard opposed to the recurrence of manic or depressive episodes. From Ellen Frank, the developer of interpersonal and social rhythm treatment (IPSRT) and a number one researcher and clinician within the box, the ebook information every one section of the remedy and marshals transparent proof for its effectiveness." "Providing all wanted instruments for enforcing IPSRT, the e-book takes the clinician step-by-step from screening, overview, and case conceptualization, via acute remedy, upkeep remedy, and periodic booster periods. Interventions are grounded within the newest wisdom concerning the neurobiology, etiology, and process bipolar disease, and concentrate on addressing key capability pathways alongside which new affective episodes advance. validated are confirmed how you can stabilize moods via bettering medicine adherence, development coping talents and courting pride, and shoring up the regularity of day-by-day rhythms or workouts, even in occasions of tension. sufferers also are given the chance to grieve for what Frank phrases "the misplaced fit self" and are available to phrases with how the affliction has altered their lives, thereby decreasing denial and lengthening recognition of the lifelong nature of the sickness. all through, wealthy case examples illustrate concepts for tailoring remedy to every patient's person wishes and present symptomatology. distinctive good points of the quantity contain reproducible evaluate instruments and a bankruptcy on the way to conquer particular remedy challenges." "The first whole consultant to this promising healing technique, this hugely functional ebook belongs at the desks of practitioners in scientific psychology, psychiatry, social paintings, and comparable psychological health and wellbeing fields. it will possibly function a supplemental textual content in graduate-level seminars and medical practica."--BOOK JACKET. Read more...
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1 to the manic or depressed state that is its end point. , 1998). Once this biological rhythm disruption takes place, timing comes into play. When the individual “recovers” from the initial phase of the illness, his or her biological rhythms may return to normal; however, the risk of relapse or the onset of a new episode will depend on the relative balance of protective and vulnerability factors and on the presence or absence of rhythm-entraining social factors. It is for this reason that we emphasize the importance of social rhythm stability as one possible protective factor in individuals with a history of manic–depressive illness.
Thus, psychotherapy now is considered an integral component of treatment for individuals suffering from bipolar disorder. In general, the treatment guidelines and consensus documents recommend mood stabilizer pharmacotherapy as a first-line treatment for bipolar depression, followed by the addition of either psychotherapy or antidepressant medication. Interestingly, in most of these documents psychotherapy is marginally favored over antidepressant medication as a primary augmentation strategy, probably because of concern that antidepressant medication could induce mania whereas psychotherapy is thought to be unlikely to do so.
One thought is that this difference simply represents the typical disparity between early efficacy trials conducted in carefully selected patients at academic research centers by investigators who were passionate about the clinical care of those patients and convinced of the utility of the drug, and the “real-world” experience with more complex patients being treated by clinicians who are not necessarily specialists in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Another thought is that we have broadened our definition of what constitutes bipolar disorder in a way that includes many patients who do not have the “classic” features of those studied in the early lithium trials.