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Living with Someone Who's Living with Bipolar Disorder : A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers
by Chelsea Lowe and Bruce M. Cohen


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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.  Read more...


 
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More About Living with Someone Who's Living with Bipolar Disorder by Chelsea Lowe; Bruce M. Cohen
 
 
 
Overview

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.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780470475669
  • ISBN-10: 0470475668
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
  • Publish Date: January 2010
  • Page Count: 254
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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Books > Psychology > Psychopathology - Bipolar Disorder
Books > Self-Help > Mood Disorders - General

 
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