By Andreas Marneros (auth.), Carlos A. Zarate, Husseini K. Manji (eds.)

Although our wisdom of temper problems typically is increasing progressively, relatively little is understood approximately bipolar melancholy particularly. This publication brings jointly prime clinicians and preclinical and medical researchers to provide the main updated information regarding the prognosis, therapy, and examine surrounding bipolar depression.

Early chapters offer worthwhile diagnostic info, and overview the direction, final result, and genetics of this hugely heritable situation, permitting clinicians to differentiate among a number of the temper issues. The publication bargains an intensive and specific evaluate of the neurobiology of the ailment, together with what's recognized from contemporary neuroimaging paintings. a number of chapters delineate the remedy of bipolar melancholy in distinctive populations resembling youngsters and pregnant ladies, and one other bankruptcy addresses the actual problems with suicide, concentrating on the necessity for evaluate in the course of either acute and upkeep remedy with interventions applicable to a patient's signs and background. ultimately, the booklet covers acute and long term remedy concepts for bipolar melancholy, together with either conventional and novel therapeutics for the sickness, in addition to non-pharmacological remedies.


This publication has assembled a commonly revered crew of preclinical and medical researchers who convey their services to undergo upon this ailment. It deals researchers, clinicians, and postgraduate scholars key insights into this devastating disorder.

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