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Treatment Approaches

With the emergence over the past thirty years or so of increasingly effective pharmacological agents, as well as the explosive growth of the brains sciences, there has become an increasing need to consider the relative importance of more "medical" and more "psychological" approaches to the handling of mental conditions. The links given below are relevant to discussions of this more general issue.

Bipolar Treatment

ListServe Topic

The Brain-Behavior Research Center

Psychiatric and Mental Health Website with Links to Articles

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of Neurosciences Nurses

FAQs About Neurological Disorders

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Library

Lithium: A Treatment for Manic Depression

Mood Disorders: Pharmacologic Prevention of Recurrences

Treatment of Biolar Disorder

Psychpharmacology: Drugs, Medicines and Treatment of Mental Illness

Psychologists Involved with Pharmacological Interventions, Survey Finds

APA Resource Document: Psychotherapy with Medical Evaluation and Management

Psychotherapy vs. Medication for Depression

Study Shows Psychotherapy as Effective as Drug Therapy for Atypical Depression

Treatment for Survivors of WWII

Combining Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Consumer Reports Study

AACAP Adopts Policy Statement Affirming Psychotherapy's Role

What or Who is a Psychopharmacologist?

Biological Therapies in Psychiatry

Psychopharamacology and the Human Condition

Editorial: Future Directions for Psychopharmacology

The following are reviews written by students at Bryn Mawr College:

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders

Depression at the Synaptic Level

Usage of Ritalin in Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Melancholia The Role of Corollary Discharge in Schizophrenia

Depression: A Problem in an Aggregate of Atoms?

A Personal Experience of Learning About Bipolar Disorder

Brain-Behavior and Nature-Nurture: Two Interacting Scientific Debates

Psychotherapy Versus Pharmacotherapy: Is One Better than the Other?

A Comparison of Two Types of Treatment for Alcoholism

Creativity and Mental Illness

Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior and the Types of Treatments

The "I" and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

St John's Wort: Treating Depression Naturally

Schizophrenia: Reality Distorted

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These resources lists are being compiled by Christine Tubiak, working with Paul Grobstein, Department of Biology, and James Martin, School of Social Work and Social Research, at Bryn Mawr College. Suggestions for additions to the list are welcome, as are more general thoughts about how to most effectively make available information, and promote conversation, about issues of mental health. Contact - -