CBT Interventions for Bipolar Disorder

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/26/11 CBT Interventions for Bipolar Disorder By Michael Hawkins 5/26/11 DSM-IV Criteria • Presence of at least one manic, hypomanic, or mixed episode • If Bipolar II, no never have had a previous manic episode • Usually characterized by major depressive episodes. • Criteria are not better accounted for by schizoaffective disorder, are not superimposed on schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, delusional 5/26/11 DSM-IV Criteria Manic Episode • Abnormally elevated or irritable mood lasting at least a week • Inflated self-esteem, decreased need for sleep, pressured speech, racing thoughts, distractibility, increased goal- directed activity, excessive pleasure seeking with potential for painful consequences. • Impairment in everyday living 5/26/11 DSM-IV Criteria Based on this criteria, Bipolar Disorder is very difficult to diagnose. • Episodes are not always distinguishable as to where one ends or another begins. • Episodes can be hard to classify based on presenting symptoms, especially when they are at subclinical levels. • Requires reliable history of functioning, which is not always available. • Future episodes can alter the current 5/26/11 DSM-IV Criteria • Bipolar I • Bipolar II • Cyclothymia • Bipolar III (Controversial category, usually used in reference to those experiencing hypomania in response to treatment for depression) 5/26/11 DSM-IV Criteria • Presence of at least one manic or hypomanic episode • If Bipolar II, no never have had a previous manic episode • Usually characterized by major depressive episodes....
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course PSY PY437, PY taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '11 term at The Chicago School of Prof. Psychology.

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