Dr Gillian Bell

Bipolar disorder in adults – NICE Quality Standard 95

This quality standard covers recognising, assessing and managing bipolar disorder in adults (aged 18 and over) in primary and secondary care. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Bipolar disorder: assessment and management – NICE Clinical Guideline 185

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating bipolar disorder in children, young people and adults. The recommendations apply to bipolar I, bipolar II, mixed affective and rapid cycling disorders. It aims to improve access to treatment and quality of life in people with bipolar disorder.

Bereavement – an NHS self help guide

This guide is for anyone who has experienced a bereavement either recent or in the past. It gives some basic details of what needs to be done when there is a death and aims to help you understand some of the emotions which may be faced during a bereavement or loss. Available in audio, easy to read and British Sign Language (BSL).

Bulimia Nervosa

Information from the NHS website on the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of bulimia nervosa.

Bipolar Disorder

This leaflet from the Royal College of Psychaitrists is for anyone who wants to know more about bipolar disorder. It is especially helpful for anyone who has bipolar disorder, their friends and relatives. It describes the disorder, some of the problems it can create, ways of coping and some of the treatments available.

Borderline Personality Disorder – NICE Clinical Guideline 78

This guideline covers recognising and managing borderline personality disorder. It aims to help people with borderline personality disorder to manage feelings of distress, anxiety, worthlessness and anger, and to maintain stable and close relationships with others.