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Bipolar disorder

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0761
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People with bipolar disorder have periods when their mood is very high or very low. These episodes may last for several days, weeks, or months. In between these episodes, the person’s mood may be normal. The period of very high mood and other symptoms is called mania. The period of very low mood and other symptoms is called depression. This pamphlet explains what causes bipolar disorder, what the symptoms of mania and depression are, how bipolar disorder is treated, and where you can get help.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Bipolar Disorder
Mental Disorders
Subjects (LCSH)
Manic-depressive illness
Mental illness
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
People with bipolar disorder have periods when their mood is very high or very low. These episodes may last for several days, weeks, or months. In between these episodes, the person’s mood may be normal. The period of very high mood and other symptoms is called mania. The period of very low mood and other symptoms is called depression. This pamphlet explains what causes bipolar disorder, what the symptoms of mania and depression are, how bipolar disorder is treated, and where you can get help.
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Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0761
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Short Stay Unit : Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, QEII

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Short Stay Unit. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2261
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The Short Stay Unit is a 5-bed psychiatric inpatient service with 24-hour nursing care. This pamphlet explains what will happen when you are admitted to the unit, what to expect on the unit, passes to leave the unit, service available on the unit and at the QEII, how you can help yourself, discharge planning, how your loved ones can help, and how to give feedback about your stay. A list of common words used in the hospital is included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Short Stay Unit
Alternate Title
Short Stay Unit : Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (18 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nursing units
Psychiatry
Subjects (LCSH)
Hospital units
Psychiatry
Specialty
Nursing Units
Abstract
The Short Stay Unit is a 5-bed psychiatric inpatient service with 24-hour nursing care. This pamphlet explains what will happen when you are admitted to the unit, what to expect on the unit, passes to leave the unit, service available on the unit and at the QEII, how you can help yourself, discharge planning, how your loved ones can help, and how to give feedback about your stay. A list of common words used in the hospital is included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Short Stay Unit, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building
Pamphlet Number
2261
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia (EPINS). Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2294
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Psychosis is a serious medical condition that affects the brain. This pamphlet explains what causes psychosis, signs, treatment, what to expect, and what you can do to help a loved one. A list of common terms is included. Early Psychosis Intervention Services contact information is listed. Additional resources are also provided.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia (EPINS)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia
Subjects (LCSH)
Schizoaffective disorders
Schizophrenia
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Psychosis is a serious medical condition that affects the brain. This pamphlet explains what causes psychosis, signs, treatment, what to expect, and what you can do to help a loved one. A list of common terms is included. Early Psychosis Intervention Services contact information is listed. Additional resources are also provided.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Early Psychosis Intervention Nova Scotia (EPINS)
Pamphlet Number
2294
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Taking your medication

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
0758
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Taking your medication is an important part of your treatment. It means you are playing an active role in keeping up your health and well-being. This pamphlet explains why some people stop taking their medication. If these or other issues concern you, please talk to your primary health care provider. They can help you find solutions. Tips to help you take your medication are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1916, "Prendre vos médicaments", is also available.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([1] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychiatry
Medication
Subjects (LCSH)
Drugs
Mental Health
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Taking your medication is an important part of your treatment. It means you are playing an active role in keeping up your health and well-being. This pamphlet explains why some people stop taking their medication. If these or other issues concern you, please talk to your primary health care provider. They can help you find solutions. Tips to help you take your medication are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1916, "Prendre vos médicaments", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health and Addictions Program
Pamphlet Number
0758
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13-week DBT skills training treatment group

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Community Mental Health and Addictions Service. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1647
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The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Group is a skills training group. This group is for people who have a hard time controlling and expressing their emotions effectively. Topics include: how to join the group, when and where the group is held, expectations, and topics covered during sessions.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Alternate Title
13-week dialectical behaviour therapy skills training treatment group
13-week dialectical behavior therapy skills training treatment group
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Psychotherapy, Group
Cognitive Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Mindfulness
Subjects (LCSH)
Group psychotherapy
Cognitive therapy
Dialectical behavior therapy
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
The Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Group is a skills training group. This group is for people who have a hard time controlling and expressing their emotions effectively. Topics include: how to join the group, when and where the group is held, expectations, and topics covered during sessions.
Responsibility
Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Pamphlet Number
1647
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Forensic geropsychology : practice essentials

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Edited by Shane S. Bush and Andrew L. Heck. (1st ed.) --Washington, DC: American Psychological Association , c2018.
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Location
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In this book, expert researchers and practitioners share essential information about providing mental health services to older adults in forensic contexts, and to the courts and judges involved. As the U.S. population ages, the needs of older adults will increasingly inform all areas of mental health practice. In coming years, psychologists can expect to play a more prominent role in helping legal decision makers to understand the unique aspects of older adults'cognitive, emotional, and behavio…
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Other Authors
Bush, Shane S.
Heck, Andrew L.
Responsibility
Edited by Shane S. Bush and Andrew L. Heck
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
American Psychological Association
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 316 pages)
ISBN
9781433828928 (print ed.)
9781433828935
Subjects (MeSH)
Forensic Psychology
Geriatrics
Mental Competency
Specialty
Geriatrics
Psychiatry
Language
English
Abstract
In this book, expert researchers and practitioners share essential information about providing mental health services to older adults in forensic contexts, and to the courts and judges involved. As the U.S. population ages, the needs of older adults will increasingly inform all areas of mental health practice. In coming years, psychologists can expect to play a more prominent role in helping legal decision makers to understand the unique aspects of older adults'cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning. Clinical providers will have more opportunity to help older adults and their families as they struggle with challenging legal issues such as civil litigation, eligibility for benefits, and incarceration. Chapters in this book describe the nuts and bolts of civil litigation as it relates to brain injury, dementia, PTSD, and pain; assessment of competency to stand trial and to be executed; and the special treatment needs of incarcerated older adults. Also included are chapters on assessing testamentary capacity, assessing older adults pursuing VA benefits, and psychology's role in guardianship and conservatorship decisions.
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Ethics and Validity Assessment - 1. Ethical Issues in Forensic Geropsychology -- 2. Performance Validity Assessment: Disentangling Dementia From the Disinterested and Disingenuous -- Part II. Civil Contexts - 3. Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia: Considerations for the Forensic Geropsychologist -- 4. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Litigation With Older Adults -- 5. Pain and Litigation With Older Adults -- Part III. Criminal Contexts - 6. Assessment and Restoration of Competency to Stand Trial With Older Adults -- 7. Assessment and Restoration of Competency to Be Executed: Issues Related to Dementia and Cognitive Disability -- 8. The Insanity Defense With Older Adults -- 9. The Age Wave in Corrections: Considerations Regarding the Incarceration of Older Adults -- Part IV. Administrative Contexts - 10. The Assessment of Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence in the Older Adult -- 11. Compensation and Pension Examinations With Older Veterans -- 12. Psychology's Role in Guardianship and Conservatorship Evaluations -- 13. Mitigating Effects of Age-Related Issues on Sentencing and Housing Placements.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
Copies
1
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APA handbook of dementia

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Glenn E. Smith, editor-in-chief, Sarah Tomaszewski Farias, associate editor. (1st ed.) --Washington, DC: American Psychological Association , c2018.
Call Number
WM 220 A639 2018 REF
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Sub-Location
REFERENCE
The APA Handbook of Dementia addresses assessment, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment of various forms of dementia. The handbook reviews common dementias including Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and other less common dementias. It is organized into sections discussing diagnosis, epidemiology, and neurobiology (including neuropathology and neuroimaging); assessment, including cultural issues, methodology, and neuropsychology; and primary, …
Call Number
WM 220 A639 2018 REF
Other Authors
Smith, Glenn E.
Farias, Sarah Tomaszewski
Responsibility
Glenn E. Smith, editor-in-chief, Sarah Tomaszewski Farias, associate editor
Edition
1st ed.
Alternate Title
American Psychological Association handbook of dementia
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Publisher
American Psychological Association
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
669 pages
Series Title
APA handbooks in psychology
ISBN
9781433828799
Subjects (MeSH)
Dementia - Handbooks
Specialty
Geriatrics
Psychiatry
Language
English
Abstract
The APA Handbook of Dementia addresses assessment, comorbidity, evaluation, and treatment of various forms of dementia. The handbook reviews common dementias including Alzheimer's disease, Lewy body disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and other less common dementias. It is organized into sections discussing diagnosis, epidemiology, and neurobiology (including neuropathology and neuroimaging); assessment, including cultural issues, methodology, and neuropsychology; and primary, secondary, and tertiary intervention strategies. The handbook is intended as a resource for all psychologists and other health professionals that serve persons and families impacted by neurodegenerative disease.
Format
Book
Publication Type
Handbook
Location
Nova Scotia Hospital
Sub-Location
REFERENCE
Copies
1
Loan Period
In Library Use
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Circle of support and circle of care : sharing information and working together

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2018.
Pamphlet Number
1849
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At Mental Health & Addictions, we encourage you to involve people who support you in your treatment and recovery. Your Circle of Support is made up of family and friends who you have chosen to provide you with support. Your Circle of Care is made up of members of your health care team who are involved in your ongoing care. Sharing information with people in your Circle of Support and Circle of Care can improve your treatment outcomes and your care experience. This pamphlet explains how your per…
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Northern Zone. Mental Health and Addictions
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2018
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Health information
Subjects (LCSH)
Personal information management
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
At Mental Health & Addictions, we encourage you to involve people who support you in your treatment and recovery. Your Circle of Support is made up of family and friends who you have chosen to provide you with support. Your Circle of Care is made up of members of your health care team who are involved in your ongoing care. Sharing information with people in your Circle of Support and Circle of Care can improve your treatment outcomes and your care experience. This pamphlet explains how your personal information is shared with people in your Circle of Care and Circle of Support. The French version of this pamphlet 1950, "Réseau de soutien et cercle de soins : partager l’information et travailler ensemble", is also available.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions, Northern Zone
Pamphlet Number
1849
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10 ways to set and keep better boundaries

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1763
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Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Mental Health and Addictions
Alternate Title
Ten ways to set and keep better boundaries
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Interpersonal Relations
Subjects (LCSH)
Interpersonal relations
Specialty
Psychiatry
Abstract
Boundaries are about focusing on and honouring your feelings. Practicing self-awareness and tuning into your feelings will help you to name your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual limits. This pamphlet lists 10 ways that will help you to set and keep better boundaries in your relationships.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Mental Health & Addictions
Pamphlet Number
1763
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