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Mood Disorders: A Handbook of Science and Practice

Mood Disorders: A Handbook of Science and Practice
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780470025710
ISBN 10: 470025719
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2006-01-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 394
List Price: $72.95

This is a paperback edition of the highly successful Mood Disorders, first published in 2003.

The book is organised into three parts: Part I, Unipolar Depression; Part II, Bipolar Depression; and Part III, General Issues. Chapters in Parts I and II discuss classification, biological models, CBT and other treatment approaches for each disorder. Part II covers approaches to assessment, suicide and depression in older adults. The final chapter offers a summary and suggests new directions for research and practice.

  • Advances in clinical understanding of diagnosis, pathophysiology, comorbidity and treatment are clearly presented
  • Strong emphasis on a complex approach to mood disorders, with both psychological and biological perspectives on causes and treatment covered
  • Addresses issues such as diagnosis, the relation of depression to bipolar disorder and psychotherapeutic treatments.