New Hope For People With Bipolar Disorder Revised 2nd Edition: Your Friendly, Authoritative Guide to the Latest in Traditional and Complementary Solutions
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Feb 17, 2010 - Psychology - 384 pages
The second edition of this groundbreaking guidebook provides up-to-date treatments and compassionate guidance for anyone affected by bipolar disorder—from the recently diagnosed to chronic sufferers and their families. You’ll receive tips from world-renowned experts—including coauthor Nancy Rosenfeld, herself a bipolar survivor—and learn about vital new options and innovations in bipolar treatment and research, such as:
•New precautions: why some patients can get worse rather than better when taking antidepressant medication
•The inside story on atypical antipsychotic medications, antidepressants, and other medications that affect neurotransmitters
•New genetic research, studies on serotonin, studies into childhood and adolescent bipolar disorder, and results of neuron imaging and neuropsychological testing
•Advice on making instant, effective lifestyle changes, coping with stigma, and deciding whether or not—and how—to disclose your illness to others.
•A guide to the many evolving forms of psychotherapy
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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There are a number of self-help titles for people with bipolar disorder, but this one has several singular features. For starters, it's written by a full-treatment team-a psychiatrist (Fawcett), a ... Read full review
I highly recommend this book to people like myself living with bipolar disease. It will help you to better understand why we are the way we are.
Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder
The Biology of Bipolar Disorder
Evolving Forms of Psychotherapy
The Prevention of Suicide in Bipolar Disorder
The Stigma of Mental Illness
Optimism Hope and Transcendence
The Spirit of SelfHelp
ChildhoodAdolescent Bipolar Illness
Living with People with Bipolar Disorder
Compassion SelfCompassion and Bipolar Disorder
Questions and Answers Regarding Bipolar Disorder