Mar 29, 2020
Note: This episode was recorded before government guidance on restricting travel due to coronavirus.
We all experience ups and downs in mood, but what happens when the highs are so high and the lows are so low that it really interferes with your life? In this episode we hear from Cate Catmore and Professor Steven Jones about CBT for bipolar disorder.
For more resources check out these links below.
Coping with bipolar disorder by Steve Jones, Peter Haywood and Dominic Lam
Overcoming Mood Swings by Jan Scott
NICE guidelines on bipolar are summarised here
Cate spoke about mindfulness. You can hear more about mindfulness-based cognitive therapies here
This BPS report is called Understanding Bipolar Disorder
Recovery toolkit for friends and relatives of someone with bipolar disorder based on research at Lancaster University
Guardian article on CBT for bipolar disorder by Lucy from a few years ago
If you’d like to read more academic journal articles this range of papers about bipolar disorder has been made free until 30th April 2020 from the BABCP journals
The photo is by Claire Satera on Unsplash
This episode was produced by Lucy Maddox.