100 Questions and Answers about Bipolar (manic-depressive) Disorder
Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient, a friend, or relative, this book offers help. The only volume to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Bipolar (Manic-Depressive) Disorder, gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, coping strategies, sources of support, and much more. Written by a prominent psychiatrist, with actual patient commentary, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the medical, psychological, and emotional turmoil of this debilitating condition.
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