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History
The Biopsychiatric Revolution
The Amygdala
The Peerless Dr.Post
The Episodic Disorder
The Continuum ofMental Illness
Genetics
Modern Genetics
Clinical Psychiatry
Russell Monroe’s Classification System
Diagnosis
Treatment
Drugs
Counseling
Issues in Psychiatry
Trial and Error Diagnoses
Not Listening to Patient Complaints
Lack ofExperience on Both Sides ofthe Couch
The Endless Knot
Clinical Psychology
The Training and Functions ofPsychologists
Three Major Psychologies
Behaviorism
Cognitive Therapy
The Complexities ofCounseling
Step One:Genes and Childhood Environment
My Maternal Grandfather
My Maternal Grandmother
My Mother
My Paternal Grandfather
My Paternal Grandmother
My Father
Step Two:Major Childhood Anxiety Imprints
(1) The Friday Night Rhythm
(2) Two Homes,Two Sets ofParents
(3) Lack ofboundaries
(4) Failure in Adolescent Love
Step Three:Kindling
(a) My Adult Stresses Immediately Proceeding Kindling
(b) My Kindling Eruption
Step Four:Intermittent Reinforcements
Step Five:The Illness Becomes Automatic
Chicago
Denver
Ft.Worth
Houston
Step Six:Containment is Achieved With Drugs
Step Seven:The Continued Evolution ofthe Illness
(a) Psychopharmacology,1981 to 2000
(b) A Summary ofSocial Functioning
How to Breakeven with Bipolar Illness
In a Nutshell
Recognizing the Illness
The Invisible Part
The Visible Part
The Essential Behaviors Following Recognition
A Mind Trick That Works
Attitudes That Improve Visibility and Recognition
“This mood will change.”
“I can do this.”
“I will not give up.”
“I will not get well until I admit that I’m sick.”
“The way I feel inside is not reality.”
Strategies for Maintaining Relationships
Recalling and Applying Childhood Stresses
Maintaining Adult Relationships
Building New Relationships
(b) Building New Relationships after Stabilization
Social Security Disability Income
The Behavioral Goal
About the Author
Annotated Bibliography
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An Underview of Mental Illness

An Underview of Mental Illness

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A nineteen-year veteran of Bipolar II Disorder presents a concise history of the mental illness industry with emphasis on the fabulous discoveries of the biopsychiatric revolution.
A nineteen-year veteran of Bipolar II Disorder presents a concise history of the mental illness industry with emphasis on the fabulous discoveries of the biopsychiatric revolution.

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