Living With Someone Who's Living With Bipolar Disorder: A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers

de Chelsea Lowe (Auteur), Bruce M. Cohen (Auteur)
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An essential resource for anyone who has a close relationship with a person who is bipolar

This book provides a much-needed resource for family and friends of the more than 5 million American adults suffering from bipolar disorder. From psychotic behavior that requires medication to milder mood swings with disturbing ups and down, this book offers a warm and often humorous user-friend guide for coping with bipolar loved ones, colleagues, and friends. The book includes

  • Guidance for identifying bipolar disorder symptoms and how to get the diagnosis confirmed
  • Strategies for dealing with rants, attacks, blame, depression, mania and other behaviors
  • Crucial information on medication and its effectiveness and potential side-effects
  • Techniques for dealing with attempts to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol
  • How many people with bipolar disorders can care for themselves, get help, feel supported and go on with their own lives

This important book contains real-life illustrative examples and a wealth of helpful strategies and coping mechanisms that can be put into action immediately.

Format
EPUB
Protection
Avec DRM
Date de publication
8 janvier 2010
Éditeur
Nombre de pages
272
ISBN
9780470550496
ISBN papier
9780470475669
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