Course curriculum

  • 1
    Welcome to Taking Charge of Bipolar Disorder!
  • 2
    Disclosure
    • Copyright
    • Disclosure
  • 3
    Chapter #1: What is Bipolar Disorder?
    • Bipolar Disorder Explained In Under A Minute
    • The Bipolar Spectrum
    • Bipolar Disorder Type 1
    • Bipolar Disorder Type 2
    • Cyclothymic Disorder (or Cyclothymia)
    • Mania
    • Bipolar Depression
    • Quiz Over Bipolar Disorder
  • 4
    Chapter #2: Psychosis
    • My Experience With Psychosis
    • Hallucinations
    • Memory
    • Treatment Plan for Psychosis
    • Last Thoughts Regarding Psychosis
    • Quiz over Psychosis
  • 5
    Chapter #3: Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
    • Medication Management
    • Therapy
    • Healthy Lifestye
    • Routine
    • Sleep Management
    • Electroconvulsive Therapy (Personal Account Of John Poehler)
    • Quiz Over the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
  • 6
    Chapter #4: Create a Treatment and Crisis Plan
    • How to Create a Treatment Plan and Crisis Plan
    • Treatment Plan
    • Crisis Plan
    • Example of the Components in My Personal Treatment Plan
    • Short-term Treatment Goals
    • Long-term Treatment Goals
    • Quiz Over Creating a Treatment and Crisis Plan
  • 7
    Chapter #5: Coping Skills
    • Exercise Habits
    • Workout
    • Entertainment
    • Music
    • Meditation
    • Deep Breathing
    • Rest
    • Warm Bath
    • Aromatherapy
    • Go For a Drive
    • Pets
    • Read
    • Hobbies
    • Quiz Over Coping Skills
  • 8
    Chapter #6: Triggers
    • Introduction to Triggers
    • #1 Stress
    • #2 Sleep Deprivation
    • #3 Toxic Relationships
    • #4 Breakup/Divorce
    • #5 Alcohol/Drugs
    • #6 Seasonal Changes
    • #7 Pregnancy
    • #8 Weather Changes
    • #9 Death of a Loved One/Bereavement
    • #10 Medication
    • #11 Job Loss
    • #12 Financial Strain
    • Quiz Over Triggers
  • 9
    Chapter #7: Working and Having a Family When You Have Bipolar Disorder
    • Should I Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder?
    • Options for Jobs and Possible Careers
    • Having Kids When You Have Bipolar Disorder
    • Quiz Over Working and Having a Family When You Have Bipolar Disorder
  • 10
    Chapter #8: Your Inner Warrior
    • Summoning Your Inner Warrior In The Fight Against Bipolar Disorder
    • The Reality of Bipolar Disorder
    • Acceptance
    • Empower Yourself
    • Create a Fighting Strategy
    • Finding the Right Weapons
    • Wrapup
  • 11
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