Understanding Bipolar Disorder A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-05-04
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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This is the first book to systematically examine the development and course of bipolar disorder across the lifespan, identifying important directions for evidence-based treatment and prevention.

Author Biography

David J. Miklowitz, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, and Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University. His research focuses on family environmental factors and family psychoeducational treatments for adult-onset and childhood-onset bipolar disorder. Dr. Miklowitz is a recipient of the Distinguished Investigator Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression and the Mogens Schou Award for Research from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders, among other honors. He has published over 200 articles, book chapters, and books.
Dante Cicchetti, PhD, is McKnight Presidential Chair and Professor of Child Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. His research focuses on developmental theory as well as science, policy, and practice related to child maltreatment, depression, mental retardation, and other domains of development. Dr. Cicchetti has received awards including the three highest honors of the Developmental Division of the American Psychological Association: the G. Stanley Hall Award for Distinguished Contribution to Developmental Psychology, in the Service of science and society, and the Mentor Award in Developmental Psychology. He has published over 400 articles, books, and journal special issues, and is the founding and current Editor of Development and Psychopathology.

Table of Contents

A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on Bipolar Disorderp. 1
Phenomenology and Diagnosis
Development, Age of Onset, and Phenomenology in Bipolar Disorderp. 35
A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective on the Assessment and Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorderp. 67
Bipolar Disorder in the Preschool Period: Development and Differential Diagnosisp. 108
Onset, Prognosis, and Course
Clinical Presentation and Longitudinal Course of Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescentsp. 135
Course of Early-Onset Bipolar Spectrum Disorders during the College Years: A Behavioral Approach System Dysregulation Perspectivep. 166
A Developmental Perspective on the Course of Bipolar Disorder in Adulthoodp. 192
Etiology/Risk and Protective Mechanisms
Genetic and Environmental Vulnerability to Bipolar Spectrum Disordersp. 225
Neurodevelopment in Bipolar Disorder: A Neuroimaging Perspectivep. 259
Adolescent-Onset Bipolar Spectrum Disorders: A Cognitive Vulnerability-Stress Perspectivep. 282
Social Cognition and Cognitive Flexibility in Bipolar Disorderp. 331
The Role of Stress in the Onset, Course, and Progression of Bipolar Illness and Its Comorbidities: Implications for Therapeuticsp. 370
Developmental Considerations in the Pharmacological Treatment of Youth with Bipolar Disorderp. 417
Pharmacotherapy for Adults with Bipolar Depressionp. 445
Family-Based Approaches to Treating Bipolar Disorder in Adolescence: Family-Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapyp. 466
Psychoeducational Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar Disorderp. 494
A First-Person Account
Growing Up in a Family with Bipolar Disorder: Personal Experience, Developmental Lessons, and Overcoming Stigmap. 525
Indexp. 557
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