Highs and lows of bipolar disorder: Modern treatments
Bassett, D., & Castle, D. J. (2010). Highs and lows of bipolar disorder: Modern treatments. Psychiatric Medicine in General Practice, 1, 4-7.
This article provides a brief overview and treatment update on bipolar disorder for the General Paractitioner. We commence with an outline of the bipolar concept, review clinical features and diagnostic issues and address differential diagnosis and co-morbidities. We then turn to psychological and pharmacological aspects of treatment.