Bipolar (Manic-Depressive) Disorder

An introduction to Bipolar Disorder from the NIMH

An introduction to Bipolar Disorder from the Mayo Clinic

Another useful introduction to Bipolar Disorder

A questionnaire to screen for Bipolar Disorders

The Bipolar Index – Another diagnostic system

Heal Your Brain: How the New Neuropsychiatry Can Help You Go from Better to Well . (An important book)

Scales to measure the severity of depression and mania.

Explaining soft Bipolar disorder

The diagnosis of soft bipolar disorder

The treatment of depression in people with Bipolar Disorder

Psychosocial treatments for people with Bipolar Disorder

Psychopathology and treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for people with bipolar disorder

Bipolar depression: When to use and when to avoid antidepressants

Goodwin & Jaimison’s Manic-Depressive Illness: Bipolar Disorders and Recurrent Depression, 2nd Edition (The most authoritative book on Bipolar Disorder

Problems diagnosing Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder and suicide

Track your moods on a daily basis

Lamotrigine (Lamictal) for people with Bipolar Depression

The safety of lamotrigine (Lamictal) for people with Bipolar Disorder

Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers
(An important book)

Another set of guidelines for the treatment of people with Bipolar Disorder

Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn’t Teach You and Medication Can’t Give You.
(An important book)

The bipolar-anxiety connection

The association of Borderline Personality Disorder with Bipolar Disorder

The association of Attention Deficit Disorder with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder and creativity

An introduction to the Bipolar Spectrum from the NIH

Bipolar spectrum-substance use co-occurrence

Lamictal and the risk of rash

Is lithium still worth using?

Diagnosing Bipolar-II Disorder

The connection between Bipolar Disorder and substance abuse

ICD-10 criteria for Bipolar Disorders

What is the difference between Bipolar-I and Bipolar-II?

A study of older people with bipolar disorder

Abstracts of recent articles on the drug treatment of individuals with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder and alcoholism

Psychopharmacologic treatment of people with Bipolar Disorder

The impact of child abuse on the course of Bipolar Disorder

Sleep deprivation as a treatment for Bipolar depression

Bipolar Disorder and the frontal lobes

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder

Seasonal influences in Bipolar Disorder

Subsyndromal bipolar disorders

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide. (An important book)

Long-term effectiveness of lithium for people with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder: A guide for patients and families
(An important book)

Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology of Depression and Bipolar Disorder.
(An important book)

A matchmaking site for people with Bipolar Disorder 

Substance Abuse, Bipolar Disorder and Suicide

What physicians are taught about Bipolar Disorder.

Clinical correlates of therapeutic response in Bipolar Disorder

Head injury as a cause of Bipolar Disorder

Support for the families and friends of people with Bipolar Disorder

Jamison’s An Unquiet Mind
(An important book)

Best psychiatric hospitals in the USA

Consensus statement on the treatment of Bipolar Disorder

A study of Keppra for people with Bipolar Disorder

Thyroid function and speed of recovery from Bipolar Disorder

Brain chemistry and Bipolar Disorder

The neurochemistry of mania

The MRI as a treatment for Bipolar Depression

How to avoid having a manic episode

Temperamant in Bipolar mixed states

Important books about Bipolar Disorder

Is lithium an effective treatment for people with Bipolar Disorder?

Kindling and Bipolar Disorder

An inroduction to the Bipolar Spectrum

The evolving Bipolar Spectrum

The relationship between the Bipolar Spectrum and atypical depression

Readings on depression in people with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, substance abuse, and suicide.

Side-effects of medications used to treat people with Bipolar Disorder.

Psychosocial Treatments in Bipolar Disorder.

Bipolar Disorder research at the National Institute of Mental Health.

Bipolar Disorder and creativity. 

Kay Jamison on having manic-depression.

Impact of Bipolar Disorder on family caregivers.

The genetics of Bipolar Disorder in large families.

Mexiletine in treatment-resistant Bipolar Disorder.

Goldberg scales to measure the severity of depressive and manic symptoms

The use of ECT to treat people with Bipolar Disorder.

About secondary mania (Mania NOT as the result of Bipolar Disorder).

Bipolar Disorder and neurobehavioral dysfunction.

Many WWW sites devoted to people with Bipolar Disorder.

Early recognition and intervention for Bipolar Disorder.

How psychotherapy helps people with Bipolar Disorder.

Psychotherapy in the treatment of people with Bipolar Disorder?

On the economic impact of manic-depressive illness.

Consensus statement on the treatment of people with Bipolar Disorder.

Rapid cycling Bipolar Disorder.

A site full of information about Bipolar-II.

Brain lesions and recovery from Bipiolar Disorder.

Hallucinations and Bipolar Disorder.

The relationship between Bipolar Disorder and anxiety disorders.

Cognitive psychotherapy for people with Bipolar Disorder

Results of a MEDLINE search on the therapy for patients with treatment-resistant Bipolar Disorder.

The phenomenology and outcome of mania.

Another guideline for the treatment of Bipolar Disorder.

Anti-manic pharmacology.

Bipolar Disorder and suicide risk in veterans.

About mood charting.

The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s
Most Misunderstood Disorder.
(An important book)

APA Bipolar treatment guidelines..

Living with Bipolar Disorder.

Tretament for Bipolar Disorder in the elderly.

Definitions of rapid-cycling Bipolar Disorder.

About chronic mania.

U.S. government sponsored research studies on Bipolar Disorder.

Much information on Bipolar Disorder from the 2nd International Stanley Conference. 

Famous people with Bipolar Disorder.

The neuropsychology of Bipolar Disorder.

Pendulum resources for people with Bipolar Disorder.

Lamotrigine as a treatment for people with Bipolar depresion.

Reports from the second international conference on Bipolar Disorder . . . including slides from lectures.

People with Bipolar Disorder discuss the importance of psychotherapy.

The link between serotonin transporter gene and Bipolar Disorder.

Touched With Fire : Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. (An important book)

A newsletter devoted to Bipolar Disorder

The molecular genetics of Bipolar Disorder

Choosing to have manic-depressive illness

A questionnaire to print out, complete, and bring to your therapist

Read about “soft” bipolar disorders including hyperthymia

Gabapentin (Neurontin) for people with treatment-resistant Bipolar Disorders

Lamotrigine (Lamictal) for people with treatment-resistant Bipolar Disorders

Social Security Disability (SSD) for people with Bipolar Disorder.

Topiramate (Topamax) for people with treatment-resistant Bipolar Disorders.

Young people with depression and/or mania

Bipolar Disorder + Anxiety Disorders

Bipolar Disorder and brain asymmetry

A Brilliant Madness: Living with Manic-Depressive Illness.
(An important book)

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