The concise guide to bipolar disorder

Francis Mark Mondimore, 1953-

Book - 2022

"The author, a psychiatrist, distills everything readers need to know about bipolar disorder. In down-to-earth language, he explains what bipolar disorder is and how readers can live their best life with the help of medications, therapy, the support of family and friends, and medical care. This is a resource for the newly diagnosed or those seeking rapid answers to the most common questions about bipolar disorder"--

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Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press 2022.
Main Author
Francis Mark Mondimore, 1953- (author)
Physical Description
ix, 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Preface
  • Part I. What Is Bipolar Disorder?
  • Chapter 1. Normal and Abnormal Mood
  • Chapter 2. Types of Bipolar Disorder
  • Part II. How Is Bipolar Disorder Treated?
  • Chapter 3. Mood-Stabilizing Medications
  • Chapter 4. Atypical Antipsychotic and Antidepressant Medications
  • Chapter 5. More Medications, Hormones, and Nutritional Supplements
  • Chapter 6. Brain Stimulation Treatments
  • Chapter 7. Essential Ingredients: Therapy and Counseling
  • Part III. Getting Better and Staying Well: What You Can Do
  • Chapter 8. Living with Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 9. The Elements of Mood Hygiene
  • Chapter 10. Preparing for Emergencies
  • Chapter 11. Family Matters
  • Part IV. What Causes Bipolar Disorder?
  • Chapter 12. Bipolar Disorder in the Brain
  • Chapter 13. How Treatments Work
  • Part V. Putting It All Together
  • Chapter 14. Summing Up and Looking Ahead
  • Suggested Reading
  • References
  • Index