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Contents List of Contributors Preface Hagop S. Akiskal and Mauricio Tohen Chapter 1 The Scope of Bipolar Disorder Hagop S. Akiskal Chapter 2 Lithium Treatment: Focus on Long-Term Prophylaxis Mogens Schou and Paul Grof Chapter 3 Valproate: Clinical Pharmacological Profile Charles L. Bowden and Vivek Singh Chapter 4 Pharmacological Profile and Clinical Utility of Lamotrigine in Bipolar Disorders David J. Muzina and Joseph R. Calabrese Chapter 5 Carbamazepine, Other Anticonvulsants and Augmenting Agents Heinz Grunze Chapter 6 Olanzapine in Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Mauricio Tohen, Giedra Campbell and Daniel Lin Chapter 7 Haloperidol and Risperidone in Mania John Cookson Chapter 8 A Comparison of "Second Generation Antipsychotics" in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder: Focus on Clozapine, Quetiapine, Ziprasidone and Aripiprazole Paul E. Keck and Susan L. McElroy Chapter 9 Complex Combination Therapy: The Evolution toward Rational Polypharmacy in Lithium-Resistant Bipolar Illness Robert M. Post, Andrew Speer and Gabriele S. Leverich Chapter 10 The Primacy of Mania Athanasios Koukopoulos Chapter 11 Diagnostic and Clinical Management Approaches to Bipolar Depression, Bipolar II and their Comorbidities Giulio Perugi, S. Nassir Ghaemi and Hagop S. Akiskal Chapter 12 Bipolarity in Women: Therapeutic Issues Susan L. McElroy, Lesley M. Arnold and Lori I. Altshuler Chapter 13 Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: The Promise of Psychopharmacotherapy Joseph Biederman Chapter 14 Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in Old Age Kenneth I. Shulman Chapter 15 Psychosocial Interventions in Bipolar Disorders: Rationale and Effectiveness David J. Miklowitz Chapter 16 The Pivotal Role of Psycho-Education in the Long-Term Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Francesc Colom and Eduard Vieta Chapter 17 The Role of Treatment Setting in the Pharmacotherapy of Bipolar Disorder Jean-Michel Azorin Chapter 18 Suicide Prevention Zolt n Rihmer Chapter 19 Principles of Caring for Bipolar Patients Hagop S. Akiskal and Kareen K. Akiskal Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Manic-depressive illness -- Chemotherapy.
Lithium -- Therapeutic use.
Bipolar Disorder -- drug therapy.
Anticonvulsants -- therapeutic use.
Antimanic Agents -- therapeutic use.
Antipsychotic Agents -- therapeutic use.
Bipolar Disorder -- prevention & control.