Bipolar Disorder. Kim Carter Appalachian State University. It is a spectrum of affective episodes including: Major depressive episode Manic episode Mixed episode Rapid cycling Hypomanic episode. The DSM-IV categorizes it into: Bipolar I Disorder Bipolar II Disorder Cyclothymia
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The patients and family should be educated about Bipolar Disorder as an illness, using the Diathesis Stress Model. Explain that there is a strong genetic component and that stress can lead to, or trigger, an episode. Through treatment, clients will learn to problem-solve, limit mood swings, and establish routines to help avoid unnecessary stressors.
wishful thinking to an evidence-based approach. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica,110, 34-38.