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Bipolar Disorder II: A review

Lithium is the current gold standard for the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder
Lithium is the current gold standard for the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder. Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/home_of_chaos/4928878371

This post will look at Bipolar Disorder (BD) and where possible focus on the variant Bipolar Disorder II. It will examine its genetic and psychosocial aetiologies, and consider its diagnosis and treatment. A brief visit will be paid to online spaces for treatment. The post will conclude that Bipolar Disorder is a pernicious illness but that hope remains for the sufferer that with good management and strong support they can lead a productive life.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and me

CBT (although I'm not talking about a bank)
CBT (although I’m not talking about a bank)

This post will look at Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), its background, its theoretical standpoints and its cohesion or otherwise with Christianity. To end, this post will consider how it can be applied to my own psychological challenge/disability—bipolar disorder.

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