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15 Nov 2006

Bipolar: Psychosocial treatments
Hi :-)

My mother has bipolar. She was diagnosed some time ago.. at the moment her medication os under control, and her manic / depressive episodes are less regular, but she does need to complement this treatment with some sort of Psychosocial Therapy.
I would like to know where I can obtain the contacts of a good therapist in the Johannesburg area, or if you can refer me to any.

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01 Jan 0001

Bipolar Disorder is more "biological" and chemiocal than other apparently similar problems, and obviously does need medication. CBT style psychotherapy can also help a good deal, combined with the meds. Try calling the Anxiety / Depression Support Group ( on this page ) or their website, as they do list some of the shrinks who provide this specific therapy
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