Learning Objectives, Bipolar Disorder, TCPR, July/August 2012

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Prescribe and manage medications safely in pregnant and lactating women with bipolar disorder.
  2. Consider the evidence that bipolar disorder may be over-diagnosed.
  3. Describe the clinical interviewing strategy known as the “life course method” in diagnosing bipolar disorder.
  4. Integrate psychosocial methods into your treatment of bipolar disorder.
  5. Explain the management of bipolar depression.
  6. Understand some of the current findings in the psychiatry literature.