Which Mental Health Books Have You Read?

Which Mental Health Books Have You Read?

Which mental illness-related books have you read?

The Bipolar Spectrum: Beyond Depression, Type I & Type II

The Bipolar Spectrum: Beyond Depression, Type I & Type II

  According to "Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications", just discussing Bipolar Type I and Bipolar Type II does not adequately cover the mood spectrum!     Typically discussed: Depression, Bipolar I and Bipolar II     Depression Major Depressive Disorder is the most common and readily recognized mood disorder Dysthymia a less [...]

What is schizoaffective disorder?

What is schizoaffective disorder?

Schizoaffective disorder: What is it? It is a mental disorder characterized by a combination of schizophrenia symptoms (hallucinations/delusions) and mood disorder symptoms (depression or mania)   Types of Schizoaffective disorder: Bipolar type- episodes of mania and sometimes major depression Depressive type- only major depressive episodes     Symptoms: can vary from person to person impaired [...]