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Bipolar Disorder Answer Book Answers to More Than 275 of Your Most Pressing Questions

ISBN-10: 1402210574
ISBN-13: 9781402210570
Edition: 2007
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Description: Approximately 5.7 million Americans have bipolar disorder, a brain disorder also known as manic-depressive illness. The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book is an authoritative reference for people with Bipolar Disorder and their loved ones, providing sound  More...

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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Approximately 5.7 million Americans have bipolar disorder, a brain disorder also known as manic-depressive illness. The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book is an authoritative reference for people with Bipolar Disorder and their loved ones, providing sound advice and immediate answers to their most pressing questions. Written by an experienced psychiatrist, The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book covers such topics as: -What are the symptoms and different types of Bipolar Disorder? -Can other illnesses cause Bipolar Disorder? -What therapies, medications and relapse-prevention strategies can help with Bipolar Disorder? -How does Bipolar Disorder differ in children and adults? -What special issues are there for women with Bipolar Disorder? -How can family and friends respond in a psychiatric emergency? The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book offers up clear, confident counsel in an easy-to-read Q&A format that explains confusing medical lingo and guides readers through the world of Bipolar Disorder.

Charles Atkins is a practising psychiatrist, writer, professional speaker and member of the clinical faculty at Yale. He is the author of several psychological thrillers, as well as numerous short stories, articles and essays, and two non-fiction books. He is also the author of the new, well-regarded mystery series featuring elderly sleuths Lil and Ada.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Bipolar Basics
The Bipolar Spectrum: One Size Does Not Fit All
Getting into Treatment
Medications: Useful Tools on the Road to Recovery
Mood Stabilizers
Antipsychotic Medications
Antidepressants and Other Medications
Other Medical Therapies
Psychotherapies and Supportive Strategies
Relapse Prevention Strategies
Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependency
Other Common Coexisting Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment Strategies
Age, Gender, and Cultural Issues
Living with Bipolar Disorder
Survival Tips for Family and Friends
Finding Resources: The Patchwork Quilt of Behavioral Healthcare in America
Resources and Reading
State by State Guide to Mental Health Agencies
Chapter Notes and References
Index
About the Author

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