A Guide for Patients and FamiliesBook - 1999
A handbook for persons with bipolar disorder, and their families. It offers a practical guide to the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and causes of this potentially devastating psychiatric illness, formerly known as manic-depression. Dr Frank Mondimore offers advice on getting the most out of the various treatments that are now available -from medication, psychotherapy and electroconvulsive treatment to new approaches such as St John's wort and transcranial magnetic stimulation. For each, he discusses advantages, disadvantages, side effects and other information to help patients make informed decisions about treatment options.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 616.895/MOND
Characteristics: xi, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.