The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Third Edition: What You and Your Family Need to Know
ISBN: 1462534988
EAN13: 9781462534982
Language: English
Pages: 444
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Over 275,000 bipolar sufferers and their loved ones have found the crucial information and support they need in this indispensable guide, now in a thoroughly updated third edition. Trusted authority David J. Miklowitz explains the nature and causes of bipolar illness and provides science-based strategies for coping with mood episodes, reducing recurrences, avoiding misdiagnosis, getting the most out of medications and psychotherapy, and making lifestyle changes to stay well. Readers love the easy-to-understand tone, vivid stories, practical tools, and problem-solving advice, including ways to strengthen relationships strained by the illness. Updated throughout, the third edition has a new chapter on kids and teens; the latest facts on medications and therapy, including important advances in personalized care; boxes on the pros and cons of complementary and alternative treatments; expanded coverage of the bipolar II subtype; and downloadable practical tools.