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Understanding Treatment for Bipolar Disorder
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Understanding Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

While drug treatment is primary, ongoing psychotherapy is important to help patients understand and accept the personal and social disruptions of past episodes and better cope with future ones. In addition, since denial is often a problem, routine psychotherapy helps patients stay on their medications. (Patient compliance is particularly tricky in adolescence.) Almost all forms of psychotherapy can be used — cognitive, behavioral, or psychodynamic; individual, family, or group therapy.

Frequently Asked Questions about PTSD
CBT

Frequently Asked Questions about PTSD

Is the cause of PTSD simply a traumatic event? Although PTSD begins after a traumatic event, other factors also play …Read the Rest