Bipolar disorder: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005
This guide was written by consumers and mental health professionals to answer the priority questions consumers have about treatments for bipolar disorder and living with the condition. Its purpose is to provide consumers with information on best practice in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder.
In this section:
- Occasional papers series
- Plasma Fractionation Review
- Public Health Outcome Funding Agreements (PHOFAs)
- Regulatory Plan 2007-08
- Regulatory Plan 2008-09
- Regulatory Plan 2006-07
- PHERP Review Reports
- A National Aboriginal Health Strategy 1989
- 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies and Strategic Research
- 2006 Aged Care Homes Survey
Please note: An updated version of this publication is available at Bipolar disorder: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2009.
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The same publication in smaller sections:
Cover page (PDF 61 KB)
Copyright and contents (PDF 62 KB)
Key points about bipolar disorder (PDF 36 KB)
Introduction (PDF 47 KB) - part of introduction also in next section
Treatment of mania and mixed episodes (PDF 91 KB)
Treatment of bipolar depression (PDF 79 KB)
Prevention of further episodes (PDF 57 KB)
Further treatment choices (PDF 62 KB)
- Appendix 1: Can you explain that term/acronym?
Appendix 2: Who are the members of mental health care teams?
Appendix 3: Websites containing information about bipolar disorder (PDF 51 KB)
- Appendix 4: Where can I find more information and support? (PDF 46 KB)
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