Friday's Progress Notes - March 14, 2007
Mental Health Information - Vol. 11 Issue 3
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1. New findings in bipolar
2. Managing bipolar with psychotherapy
3. Childhood bipolar disorder
4. Differentiating between ADHD and bipolar
5. Suicide risk in bipolar disorder
6. Bipolar disorder and pathological gambling
7. Bipolar treatment from the patient's perspective
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New Findings in Childhood Bipolar Disorder
Good practice would dictate the need to think of bipolar disorder as a possible diagnosis when faced with treatment-resistant depression.
2. PSYCHIATRY MCC
More than Medication: Achieving Psychotherapy Goals in Patients with Bipolar Disorder in Challenging Settings
This includes a case study that illustrates the challenges of managing a recently diagnosed college graduate student with bipolar disorder.
3. PRIMARY CARE COMPANION
Childhood Bipolar Disorder: A Clinical Vignette
This article describes an 11-year-old patient with bipolar disorder and summarizes related treatment issues and options. (Complimentary registration required.)
4. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY ONLINE
ADHD or Bipolar Disorder? Age-specific Manic Symptoms Are Key
When differentiating between ADHD and bipolar disorder in children, remain focused on both diagnoses' core symptoms. (Complimentary registration required.)
5. CNS SPECTRUMS
Suicide in Bipolar Disorder: Risks and Management
Risk of suicide is particularly high early in the course of bipolar disorder, including the first year of illness.
6. JOURNAL OF GAMBLING ISSUES
The Case of the Sleepless Slot Machine Supplicant: Bipolar Disorder and Pathological Gambling
This case review focuses on the interplay between mental health factors and pathological gambling.
7. ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY IN MENTAL HEALTH
Patient Perspective on Provider Competence: A View from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Treatment satisfaction is directly linked to patients' understanding of the important issues pertaining to their treatment.
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