Mood Disorders. A Handbook of Science and Practice

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  • 394 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"This handbook gives an outstanding overview of the accomplishments to date and a sense of the excitement to come."
Kay Redfield Jamison, Foreword

Mood Disorders: A Handbook of Science and Practice provides an up–to–date summary of the latest theory and practice in unipolar and bipolar mood disorders.

This comprehensive volume focuses on innovations in both science and clinical practice, and considers new pharmacological treatments as well as psychological therapies.

With contributions from the world′s leading authorities on mood disorders, all clinical psychologists and psychiatrists in practice and training will find this book an authoritative reference tool.

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About the Editor.

List of Contributors.

Foreword by Kay Redfield Jamison.


1. The Classification and Epidemiology of Unipolar Depression (P. Bebbington).

2. Biological Models of Unipolar Depression (A. Cleare).

3. Cognitive Models and Issues in Depression (P. Bieling & Z. Segal).

4. Socioemotional Functioning in Depression (J. Rottenberg & I. Gotlib).

5. Developmental Perspectives on Depression in Young People (R. Harrington).

6. Depression: A Biopsychosocial, Integrative, and Evolutionary Approach (P. Gilbert).

7. Biological Treatments of Mood Disorders (K. Ebmeier, et al.).

8. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression (M. Power).

9. Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression (J. Markowitz).


10. Epidemiology and Classification of Bipolar Disorder (J. Cavanagh).

11. Biological Theories of Bipolar Disorder (D. Blackwood & W. Muir).

12. Bipolar Affective Disorder: Current Perspectives on Psychological Theory and Treatment (K. Wright & D. Lam).

13. Integration of Patient, Provider, and Systems Treatment Approaches in Bipolar Disorder: Where Evidence Meets Practice Reality (S. Parikh & S. Kennedy).

14. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Affective Disorder (M. Schwannauer).

15. Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (H. Swartz, et al.).

16. Self–Management and the Expert Patient (A. Palmer & J. Scott).


17. Current Approaches to the Assessment of Depression (D. Peck).

18. Suicide and Attempted Suicide (A. MacLeod).

19. Depression in Older Adults (K. Laidlaw).

20. Summary and New Directions (M. Power).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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Mick Power is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Clinical Psychology Training Programme at the University of Edinburgh. He is a practicing clinical psychologist in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. In the past he has been a Senior Lecturer at the University of London and has worked as a clinical psychologist at Guy′s Hospital, and at the Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals. He has worked for the Medical Research Council and has acted for many years as a Research Adviser to the World Health Organization. He is a founding editor of the journal Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy.
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