What you will learn

  • 1

    What is Bipolar Disorder

    • Introduction to the Bipolar Disorder e-Guide

    • Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

    • Clinical Presentation

    • Prevalence

    • Measuring mania

    • Mood Disorders Questionnaire (MDQ) (pdf version)

    • Mania Severity Rating Scale (pdf version)

  • 2

    Causes of Bipolar Disorder: Nurture & Nature

    • Biology, Biology, Biology?

    • Rate causes of Bipolar

    • The role of genes in bipolar disorder

    • It's all in the rhythm

    • The role of chronic stress

    • Lithium is not just good for batteries...

    • Substance use: cause or effect?

    • The wiring behind bipolar symptoms

    • Neural Networks and Bipolar Disorder

  • 3

    Effective Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

    • Action is the key to positive change

    • Rate treatments for Bipolar

    • Knowledge has the power to heal

    • Is psychological treatment any good for this problem?

    • Medication, medication, and medication

    • Electroconvulsive Therapy

    • Lifestyle change

  • 4

    Summary

    • Putting it all together

    • References