Bipolar disorder


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The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) is an Australian mental health organisation that conducts research, provides training and supervision, and offers a clinical service. They have made some really useful resources for treating bipolar disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Information sheets

  1. What is Bipolar Disorder
  2. What Causes Bipolar Disorder
  3. Medications for Bipolar Disorder
  4. Psychosocial Treatments for Bipolar Disorder
  5. Detecting Early Warning Signs
  6. Mood and Symptom Monitoring
  7. Vicious Cycle of Depression
  8. Behavioural Activation
  9. Fun Activities Catalogue
  10. Improving How You Feel
  11. Thinking and Feeling
  12. Analysing Your Thinking
  13. Changing Your Thinking
  14. Unhelpful Thinking Styles
  15. Cognitive Changes in Mania
  16. Preventing Manic Thinking
  17. Preventing Mania
  18. Organising and Prioritising
  19. Coping With Stressful Events
  20. Problem Solving
  21. Staying Healthy


  1. Bipolar Symptoms
  2. Medication Record
  3. Stress Vulnerability
  4. Early Warning Signs
  5. Plan of Action
  6. Mood Monitoring
  7. Symptom Monitoring
  8. Behavioural Activation
  9. Weekly Activity Schedule
  10. Weekly Goals Record
  11. Thoughts and Emotions
  12. Thought Diary 1
  13. Thought Diary 2
  14. Thought Diary 3
  15. Simple Thought Diary
  16. Balance Sheet
  17. Organising Ideas List
  18. Coping Resources
  19. Problem Solving
  20. Self Management Plan
  21. Goal Setting

Self-help Programme

  1. Overview of Bipolar Disorder
  2. Treatment Options
  3. Self Monitoring
  4. Behavioural Strategies for Managing Depression
  5. Cognitive Strategies for Managing Depression
  6. Cognitive Strategies for Preventing Mania
  7. Behavioural Strategies for Preventing Mania
  8. Coping with Stressors

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