Contents: Ten people discuss having a relative with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: What it is like when your child or sibling becomes mentally ill. Avoidable mistakes. Down-to-earth suggestions for people with a mentally ill family member. A basic theme: setting limits so as to be able to have your own life. The ongoing impact of having a mentally ill family member
Contents: This video series is a useful tool for supporting professional mental health treatment programmes and for staff training. It comprises eleven videos divided into two parts: an overview of psychiatric illness and discussion of specific psychiatric disorders
This video explains the different features of bipolar disorder and the interactions between mania and depression and chemical dependency. Examples illustrate the importance of medication, abstinence, and spirituality to achieve and maintain emotional or psychiatric stability and sobriety.
Contents: Chronic Pain as Disease: the Pathophysiology of Disordered Pain -- Reliable Care Through the Activity Paradigm for Back Problems -- Headache -- Osteoarthritis and Fibromyalgia -- Neuropathic Pain -- Pharmacological Treatment of Pain -- Injection Based Analgesic Therapies -- Treating Pain Without Pills: an Integrative Approach to Complementary and Alternative Modalities -- Motivating Behavior Change in Patients with Chronic Pain -- Disability Management in Primary Care -- Psychosocial Factors in Chronic Pain Patients: When to Refer -- Addiction in Pain Management -- Protecting Your Practice: Appropriate Documentation for Pain Management -- Medical Board and Drug Enforcement Administration Investigations: How to Handle an Injury -- Disability Management Issues for an Injured Worker with Low Back Pain.