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Major Depression & Bipolar Disorders - 3rd edition

This book contains a synopsis of the genetic, biological, and psychological theories pertaining to bipolar spectrum disorders. An update of diagnostic considerations, assessment instruments, and evidence-based treatment techniques commonly employed in diagnosing, assessing, and treating bipolar spectrum disorderpatients is provided. The most recent literature is presented throughout the book concerning the appropriate data-based applications, outcomes, and limitations of the assessment and treatment procedures.
Manufacturer: Biomed Books
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Summarize the course and prognoses of mood disorders.
  2. Cite the diagnostic criteria for Major Depression.
  3. Describe differences between a hypomanic vs. a manic episode.
  4. Discuss the differences between major depression, unipolar depression, and bipolar depression.
  5. Summarize the differences between a psychological and a biological model of mood disorders.
  6. Describe two psychological assessment instruments which measure depression.
  7. Discuss a psychological model for mood disorders.
  8. Cite some of the most effective medications for treating bipolar disorders.
  9. Describe the general treatment effectiveness for mood disorders.
  10. List the important factors which are associated with treatment outcome.
Products specifications
Instructor D. Longo, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 4
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