Author | Linda C. Schaffer, MD

Articles

13 Contributing Factors to Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder

December 05, 2017

Slideshow

Several non-biological factors often contribute significantly to treatment resistance.

Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder

November 27, 2017

Article

This article focuses on treatment resistance to medications in adult male and non-pregnant adult female outpatients with any type of DSM-5 diagnosed bipolar disorder.

The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book: Answers to More than 275 of Your Most Pressing Questions

July 02, 2008

Article

Education is a cornerstone for the effective treatment of bipolar disorder. The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book is a recent addition to the resources available for patients and their families. Each of the newly emerging self-help books offers different perspectives and emphasis. This book sets out to cover a broad range of relevant topics. Although it begins with the usual discussion of diagnosis and treatment, it quickly moves on to specific issues, such as securing care (both outpatient and inpatient), relapse prevention, comorbid illnesses, “survival tips” for friends and family, insurance coverage, and disability resources.

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