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Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism

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About the Course:

Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism will explore the relationship between these disorders, focusing on the prevalence of this co-morbidity, effects of co-morbid alcoholism on the course and features of bipolar disorder, diagnostic issues, and treatment of co-morbid patients.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism created by Susan C. Sonne and Kathleen T. Brady in 2002.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

2002

Course Material Authors

Susan C. Sonne

Susan C. Sonne, HARMED, is a research assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice.

Kathleen T. Brady

Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, both at the Medical University of South Carolina, Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs in Charleston, South Carolina.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about bipolar disorder and alcoholism. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the prevalence and possible explanations for co-morbidity.

  2. Identify the issues surrounding the treatment of co-morbid bipolar disorder and alcoholism.

  3. Describe the treatment of co-morbid bipolar disorder and alcoholism.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

1 credit hour

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American Psychological Association (APA)

1 credit hour

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 credit hour

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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Course Retired
Course Number 101159
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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616 members have taken this course