List of Contributors.
1 From Mania to Bipolar Disorder (David Healy).
2 Clinical Features and Subtypes of Bipolar Disorder (Fred K. Goodwin and D.Z. Lieberman).
3 The Long-Term Course and Clinical Management of Bipolar I and Bipolar II Disorders (Lewis L. Judd and Pamela J. Schettler).
4 Comorbidity in Bipolar Disorder: A Focus on Addiction and Anxiety Disorders (Mark A. Frye and Giulio Perugi).
5 DSM-V Perspectives on Classification of Bipolar Disorder (Jan Fawcett).
6 Update on the Epidemiology of Bipolar Disorder (Kathleen R. Merikangas and Tracy L. Peters).
7 Suicide and Bipolar Disorder (Zoltan Rihmer and Jan Fawcett).
8 Neurocognition in Bipolar Disorder (Ivan J. Torres and Gin S. Malhi).
9 The Genius-Insanity Debate: Focus on Bipolarity, Temperament, Creativity and Leadership (Hagop S. Akiskal and Kareen K. Akiskal).
10 Economics of Bipolar Disorder (R. Sabes-Figuera, D. Razzouk and Paul E. McCrone).
11 An Introduction to the Neurobiology of Bipolar Illness Onset, Recurrence and Progression (Robert M. Post and Marcia Kauer-Sant.Anna).
12 Genetics of Bipolar Disorder (Falk W. Lohoff and Wade H. Berrettini).
13 Structural Brain Imaging in Bipolar Disorder (Paolo Brambilla and Jair C. Soares).
14 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Bipolar Disorder (In Kyoon Lyoo and Perry F. Renshaw).
15 Functional Brain Imaging Studies in Bipolar Disorder: Focus on Cerebral Metabolism and Blood Flow (John O. Brooks III, Po W. Wang and Terence A. Ketter).
16 Neurotransmitter Systems in Bipolar Disorder (Marina Nakic, John H. Krystal and Zubin Bhagwagar).
17 Molecular Biology of Bipolar Disorder (Ana Andreazza, Jun Feng Wang and Trevor Young).
18 Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress (Tadafumi Kato, Flavio Kapczinski and Michael Berk).
19 Neuroendocrinology of Bipolar Illness (Timothy Dinan and Michael Bauer).
20 Circadian Rhythms and Sleep in Bipolar Disorder (Greg Murray and Allison Harvey).
21 Treatment Adherence in Bipolar Disorder (Jan Scott and Mary Jane Tacchi).
22 Acute Mania (Paul E. Keck, Jr, Susan L. McElroy and John M. Hawkins).
23 Pharmacological Treatment of Bipolar Depression (Allan H. Young and Charles B. Nemeroff).
24 Practical Pharmacological Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar Disorder (Alan C. Swann).
25 Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder: Phenomenology and Treatment (Joseph F. Goldberg and Michael Berk).
26 Management of Bipolar II Disorder (Gordon Parker and Terence A. Ketter).
27 Management of Comorbidity in Bipolar Disorder (Ihsan M. Salloum, Luca Pani and Tiffany Cooke).
28 Bipolar Disorder and Safety Monitoring for Clinicians: A Review of the Evidence and the Implications (Chris J. Bushe and Mauricio Tohen).
29 Somatic Treatments for Bipolar Disorder: ECT, VNS and TMS (Mark S. George).
30 Novel Therapeutic Strategies for Bipolar Disorder (Rodrigo Machado-Vieira, Husseini K. Manji and Carlos A. Zarate Jr).
31 Psychoeducation as a Core Element of Psychological Approaches for Bipolar Disorders (Francesc Colom and Lesley Berk).
32 Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Disorder (Sagar V. Parikh and Jan Scott).
33 Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorder (Holly A. Swartz, Ellen Frank, Laura E. Zajac and David J. Kupfer).
34 Family Therapy Approaches to Bipolar Disorder (David J. Miklowitz).
35 Collaborative Care for Bipolar Disorder (Amy M. Kilbourne, David E. Goodrich and Mark S. Bauer).
36 Bipolar Disorder in Women (Benicio N. Frey, Karine A. Macritchie, Claudio N. Soares and Meir Steiner).
37 Phenomenology and Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder in Children: A Critical Review (Gabrielle A. Carlson and Elizabeth B. Weller).
38 Bipolar Disorder in the Elderly (Martha Sajatovic and Lars Vedel Kessing).
""The book is a valuable guide to every psychiatrist. It contains a rich and wide range of information about bipolar disorder, step by step from criteria and definitions through biological changes to medical and psychotherapeutic treatment. The reader gets an overview over the newest findings which are presented in a very accessible way. It is definitely a book necessary for each modern psychiatrist!"" (Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2011)
""Contributors to 38 chapters offer international perspectives on the disorder's clinical and neurobiological foundations as defined by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the International Classification of Diseases."" (SciTech Book News, December 2010)