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Pharmacotherapy for Bipolar

Q. What are the goals of pharmacotherapy in bipolar disorder ?  The selection of appropriate pharmacotherapy depends on both the history and presentation of treatable symptoms. As medication options have increased in number, various treatment guidelines have been developed from clinical studies and expert consensus

Bipolar And Schizoaffective Disorder

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” – Charles Dickens. Case study # 4 Past psychiatric history Alex began to have difficulty at

Bipolar Depression

“I Can Calculate The Motions Of Heavenly Bodies, But Not  The Madness Of People” – Sir Isaac Newton. Case study # 3.  29-year old Jane presented with a history of recurrent and disabling depression and headaches.  Several weeks prior to presentation, she became severely depressed and

Bipolar I presentation

“I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.” – Vincent Van Gogh. Case study # 2. Sophia is a 20-year-old sophomore at a small Midwestern college.  For the past five days she has gone without any sleep

Winston churchill

Insight in bipolar disorder

“If you are going through Hell, keep going”  – Winston churchill. Today we are going to review some of the case studies and raise questions which will enhance our understanding of the problem, that’s why this post is categorized under CBT (Cognitive behavior therapy). Friends