bipolar disorder

Lamotrigine in the Treatment of Bipolar Affective Disorder

Lamotrigine in the Treatment of Bipolar DIsorder Christian Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Lamotrigine is an effective medication in the treatment of bipolar disorder and bipolar depression. However, as bipolar disorder is not a homogenous condition but possesses distinctly different phenomenologies and subtypes, which can have an impact on the effectiveness and range of adverse effects of …

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Dr. Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. Abstract – Bipolar disorder affects an individual’s affective states (mood). The different flavours of bipolar disorder have in common that there are alterations in mood between above ‘normal’ (hypomania, mania) and normal or below normal (melancholia, depression). The other important mood disorders are the various types of depression, while …

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Bipolar Disorder and Psychotherapy

Bipolar Disorder and Psychotherapy Dr Jonathan Haverkampf, M.D. This article gives a very brief overview of bipolar disorder and its psychotherapeutic treatment. Keywords: bipolar disorder, psychotherapy Make an Appointment with Dr Jonathan Haverkampf Table of Contents Symptoms. 3 Mood. 3 (Hypo)Mania. 3 Co-Morbidity. 3 The Disturbed Timeline. 4 Low Self-Esteem.. 4 Treatment. 5 Hypomania and …

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Warning Signs of Bipolar Disorder: 22 Signs

Bipolar disorder is characterized as a mood disorder, often referred to as manic-depressive disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder which carries a psychiatric diagnosis. Persons with bipolar disorder may experience periods of deep depression with breaks of mania as a complete mood shift. People with bipolar disorder often have cycles of elevated and depressed …

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