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By David J. Miklowitz

Family-focused psychoeducational therapy (FFT) is between a truly small variety of psychosocial remedies which were came upon to be potent in a number of reports to enhance the process bipolar affliction. This fundamental consultant describes find out how to enforce FFT with grownup and adolescent sufferers and their kin. supplied are useful strategies for supporting households comprehend the character of bipolar ailment, develop their conversation abilities, resolve daily difficulties, and decrease the chance and severity of relapse. The publication comprises state of the art wisdom at the disease and its organic and psychosocial administration. greater than a dozen reproducible handouts are integrated.

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Bipolar I patients (those with full manic or mixed episodes) change symptom status an average of six times per year, and switch from depression to mania (or mania to depression) an average of three or more times per year. , 2002). Researchers are finding that the depressive pole of the disorder is much more persistent and harder to treat than the manic pole. In fact, depression is now considered to reflect the largest “unmet need” of persons with the disorder. , 2002). The STEP-BD study (see Chapter 1) found that among 1,469 symptomatic bipolar I and II patients followed over a 2-year period, 58% achieved a state of recovery from their symptom state, and 49% had at least one recurrence during the follow-up.

But then we made the mistake of going into a restaurant. He ordered lobster, the most expensive dish on the menu, and then he began to play with the lobster. . He started talking to the lobster and drinking out of the shell, and then he started crying really loudly . . then he went into the kitchen and started screaming at the chefs. ”—The mother of a 21-year-old manic patient Not all patients show this progression of stages, and some never become psychotic with hallucinations or delusions. In fact, bipolar II patients never move beyond Stage 1 (hypomania).

2007). 4% for “subthreshold” bipolar disorder (subthreshold hypomania with major depression, or recurrent hypomanic or subthreshold hypomanic episodes without major depression). , 2004). , 2007). , 2004). Bipolar disorder is often quite debilitating, because patients usually have highly recurrent courses of illness. , 1994). , 2003). Bipolar I patients (those with full manic or mixed episodes) change symptom status an average of six times per year, and switch from depression to mania (or mania to depression) an average of three or more times per year.

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