Special Report Editor's Column

 
 
  • What Gets You Better and What Keeps You Better Treatment of bipolar disorder is complicated by the fact that there appears to be no specific pharmacologic or psychological treatment that is effective for all patients at all phases of the illness.
  • Role of Psychotherapy in Bipolar Disorder -- Part II Psychodynamic interventions need to be tailored to an individual's life circumstances.
  • The Role of Psychotherapy in Bipolar Disorder Psychotherapy is a necessary and invaluable adjunctive treatment to bipolar disorder. Medication cannot, alone, foster acceptance of a chronic illness or teach preventive strategies.
  • Unmet needs in bipolar disorder Some of the great success stories in our efforts to treat psychiatric illness are all of the recent discoveries about bipolar disorder and its treatment.
  • Antipsychotics and Bipolar Disorder New generation, or atypical, antipsychotics that were initially developed for the treatment of psychosis and schizophrenia are being used increasingly in the treatment of bipolar disease.
  • Bipolar Disorders Old and New Since Emil Kraepelin's work on "manic-depressive insanity," there has been a new understanding of bipolar disorder and a resurgence of interest in the various facets and subtypes of this illness.