Read the latest research on bipolar disorder free of charge

A Society report described as “fascinating” by Stephen Fry on Twitter is available as a free download.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder was produced last year by the Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology. It is being made freely available to increase public knowledge of the latest advances in understanding and treating the condition.

The report was edited by Professor Steven Jones, Dr Fiona Lobban and Anne Cooke.

Anne Cooke says: “Much has been written about the biological aspects of bipolar disorders: this report aims to redress the balance by concentrating on the psychological aspects, both in terms of how we understand the problems and also approaches to help and treatment.

“We hope this report will influence the way in which services are delivered, so that more people have access to psychological treatments and that services will no longer insist that users accept one particular view of their problem.”

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