Taming bipolar disorder

Lori Oliwenstein

Book - 2004

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Series
Psychology today here to help
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Published
New York : Alpha Books 2004.
Language
English
Physical Description
xvii, 381 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
1592572855
Main Author
Lori Oliwenstein (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Living and thriving with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is about the wildest of euphorias and the deepest of depressions. Now, Alpha Books and Psychology Today present all the information, guidance, and support people with bipolar disorder?and their loved ones?need in order to thrive. This important book contains cutting-edge research and straightforward advice from the most respected names on bipolar disorder, along with the most up-to-date information on mental health organizations and support and advocacy groups. In addition, readers will find inspiring stories of courage and triumph. ? More than two million Americans live with bipolar disorder?and it?s on the rise among children and adolescents ? Includes strategies for navigating the health care system, nurturing relationships, advancing in the workplace, and repairing bridges burned during mania and depression ? Features the latest research?from new pharmaceuticals to innovative therapies, dietary changes to acupuncture, light therapy to mood charting

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Bipolar disorder is about the wildest of euphorias and the deepest of depressions. Now, Alpha Books and Psychology Today present all the information, guidance, and support people with bipolar disorder—and their loved ones—need in order to thrive. This important book contains cutting-edge research and straightforward advice from the most respected names on bipolar disorder, along with the most up-to-date information on mental health organizations and support and advocacy groups. In addition, readers will find inspiring stories of courage and triumph.   •More than two million Americans live with bipolar disorder—and it’s on the rise among children and adolescents •Includes strategies for navigating the health care system, nurturing relationships, advancing in the workplace, and repairing bridges burned during mania and depression •Features the latest research—from new pharmaceuticals to innovative therapies, dietary changes to acupuncture, light therapy to mood charting