The bipolar disorder survival guide : what you and your family need to know / David J. Miklowitz, PhD.
- ISBN: 9781462534982 (paperback)
- ISBN: 1462534988 (paperback)
- ISBN: 9781462537273
- Physical Description: x, 444 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Edition: Third edition.
- Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-429) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
How this book can help you survive -- and thrive -- Understanding the experience of bipolar disorder -- Into the doctor's court : getting an accurate diagnosis -- "Is it an illness or is it me?" : coping with the diagnosis -- Where bipolar disorder comes from : genetics, biology, and stress -- What medications and psychotherapy can do for you -- Coming to terms with your medications -- Tips to help you manage moods -- Heading off the escalation of mania -- Halting the spiral of depression -- Overcoming suicidal thoughts and feelings -- For women only : what you need to know about bipolar disorder and your health -- Succeeding at home and at work : communication, problem-solving skills, and dealing effectively with stigma -- "Does my child have bipolar disorder?" : How would you know and what should you do?
Provides current information and practical problem-solving advice for reclaiming your life from bipolar disorder.
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