Psychosocial Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 10, Number 7&8, July 2012
David Miklowitz, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program, UCLA Semel Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Dr. Miklowitz has disclosed that he receives book royalties from Guilford Publications and John Wiley and Sons. He has presented one paid CME presentation for GlaxoSmithKline. Dr. Balt has reviewed this article and found no evidence of bias in this educational activity.
Why should we as psychiatrists focus on the psychosocial aspects of bipolar disorder? Dr. Miklowitz explores the benefits of a treatment program that combines targeted psychosocial treatments and medication.