Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar Disorder

By Mary Fristad

© 2014 – Routledge

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DVD: 9780415841641
pub: 2013-12-23
US Dollars$105.00

e–Inspection Copy

About the Book

This workshop provides an overview of bipolar disorder in children, considerations for assessment of bipolar disorder symptoms, and available treatment options. Dr. Fristad first goes into depth about methods to assess bipolar disorder in children by reviewing the information that should be collected from teachers, families, and children. In addition, she describes the differential diagnosis of bipolar disorder and a variety of other conditions. Dr. Fristad also reviews biological, psychological, and social treatment options for pediatric bipolar disorder. Lastly, she reviews the research and demonstrates the techniques for psychoeducational psychotherapy (PEP), a psychosocial treatment option for children with bipolar disorder. Runtime: 312 minutes

About the Author

Mary Fristad, PhD, ABPP, is a board certified clinical child psychologist specialized in the assessment and treatment of childhood mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), with a focus on psychotherapy and nutritional interventions. She is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Nutrition at the Ohio State University.

About the Series

DVD Workshop Series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field.  Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology

Additional Resources

The files below include PDF downloads of additional resources that may be used in conjunction with the DVDs. These include slides and references.