What goes up must come down

Chheda-Varma, Bijal; Kierski, Werner
December 2010
Therapy Today;Dec2010, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p20
The article discusses the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in patients with bipolar affective disorder (BAD). The challenges posed by working with patients with BAD are described, including their manic and depressive moods and the long-term support that they need. Information on the guidelines for the management of bipolar disorders, issued by Great Britain National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), is given. The concept of ACT is also explained.


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