The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Second Edition: What You and Your Family Need to Know

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Getting an accurate diagnosis is the first step toward reclaiming your life from bipolar disorder. But if you or someone you love is struggling with the frantic highs and crushing lows of this illness, there are still many hurdles to surmount at home, at work, and in daily life. You need current information and practical problem-solving advice you can count on. You’ve come to the right place.

* How can you distinguish between early warning signs of bipolar mood swings and normal ups and downs?
* What medications are available, and what are their side effects?
* What should you do when you find yourself escalating into mania or descending into depression?
* How can you tell your coworkers about your illness without endangering your career?
* If you have a family member with bipolar disorder, how can you provide constructive help and support?
Trusted authority Dr. David J. Miklowitz offers straight talk, true stories, and proven strategies that can help you achieve greater balance and free yourself from out-of-control moods. The updated second edition of this bestselling guide has the latest facts on medications and therapy, an expanded discussion of parenting issues for bipolar adults, and a new chapter, “For Women Only.”

 

Additional information

author

David J. Miklowitz PhD

binding

Paperback

ean

9781606235423

eanlist

9781606235423

edition

Second Edition

isbn

1606235427

itemdimensions

90, hundredths-inches, 988, hundredths-inches, 123, hundredths-pounds, 700, hundredths-inches

label

The Guilford Press

languages

English, Unknown, English, Original Language, English, Published

manufacturer

The Guilford Press

packagedimensions

90, hundredths-inches, 1000, hundredths-inches, 125, hundredths-pounds, 700, hundredths-inches

productgroup

Book

producttypename

ABIS_BOOK

publicationdate

2010-12-15

publisher

The Guilford Press

studio

The Guilford Press

tradeinvalue

250, USD, $2.50

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