Why is patient education on the stressors in bipolar affective disorder (manic-depressive illness) important?

Updated: May 30, 2019
  • Author: Stephen Soreff, MD; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
  • Print

Education must also encompass the dangers of stressors. Helping the individual identify and work with stressors provides a critical aspect of patient and family awareness. Efforts should be made to educate the patient about relapses within the total context of the disorder.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!