Bipolar Disorder: The Ultimate Guide

Bipolar Disorder The Ultimate Guide The shocking truth is that one in fifty of us will have Bipolar Disorder at some point in our lives If you or a friend or family member is diagnosed with Bipolar or if you suspect that someone you

  • Title: Bipolar Disorder: The Ultimate Guide
  • Author: Sarah Owen Amanda Saunders
  • ISBN: 9781851686049
  • Page: 213
  • Format: Paperback
  • The shocking truth is that one in fifty of us will have Bipolar Disorder at some point in our lives If you, or a friend or family member, is diagnosed with Bipolar, or if you suspect that someone you know may have Bipolar, this book is a fantastic first port of call for advice and support Written in an extremely helpful question and answer format, this comprehensive andThe shocking truth is that one in fifty of us will have Bipolar Disorder at some point in our lives If you, or a friend or family member, is diagnosed with Bipolar, or if you suspect that someone you know may have Bipolar, this book is a fantastic first port of call for advice and support Written in an extremely helpful question and answer format, this comprehensive and compassionate guide draws on a broad range of expert opinion, the very latest research, and personal experience to explore and explain everything that someone who has bipolar, friend, relative or carer might want to know about Bipolar Disorder Including numerous real life case studies and a full list of support organisations and internet resources around the world, this handy blend of advice and insight will answer all your questions, from how to recognise the symptoms to how to explain to a child that their parent has been diagnosed.

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    • Abailart says:

      A useful handbook of contacts, and written from experience by the two authors whose lives have been interconnected by the condition. Lots of other first person testimonies. Throughout, an emphasis that 'bipolar' cannot be 'cured' but managed so that life can be fulfilling and reasonably happy. Some of it seems to me a little thin, such as sections on complementary therapies and nutrition: skeptical I may be, but I am to be convinced about mood food and vitamin therapy, while not dismissing the n [...]

    • Christopher Edwin says:

      Very informative book, I’d recommend it to anyone suffering this illness and looking for outside-the-box information.

    • Graham Crawford says:

      Most of this is the usual pep-talk that having a mental health issue is just like having a broken leg. If that's what you are looking for, it's got plenty of little quotes from people living with bipolar disorder,and their long suffering friends and families. There's a lot of links to help sites, but it was a bit simplistic for me. I found out more about the condition and treatments doing a 30 min web search.

    • Rachel says:

      This truly is the ultimate guide, however much of the information on organisations and services (of which there is a lot) is out of a date. A new edition is very much needed.

    • Vicki says:

      Excellent resource book. I will refer to it again and again.

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