Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

Written By Candida Fink
Bipolar Disorder For Dummies
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 November 2015
  • ISBN : 1119121868
  • Pages : 408 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Bipolar Disorder For Dummies written by Candida Fink which was release on 09 November 2015, this book published by John Wiley & Sons. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Understand the realities of bipolar disorder When one receives the diagnosis that they or a loved one has bipolar disorder, it can be a time of fear and worry. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therapies. You'll get reassuring, sound advice and self-help techniques that you and your loved ones, including kids and teens, can use to ease and eliminate symptoms, function in times of crisis, plan ahead for manic or depressive episodes, and feel a whole lot better. This new edition will include new and updated content on genetics, biochemistry, and imaging studies relevant to bipolar, expanded coverage on how to handle the high costs of treatment, and supporting a loved one (who may not want help, medications and treatment options, including DSM-5, ECT, and TMS along with new coverage on special populations (how bipolar affects different groups, like women and various ethnic groups and special populations, like seniors and expectant moms. Bipolar disorder, which has also been called manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual mood swings and shifting energy levels. The symptoms of bipolar disorder can, if not understood and handled properly, wreak havoc on personal and professional relationships. Though bipolar disorder is a serious condition, it's one that can be treated! With a firm understanding of what you're dealing with, you can navigate your way through the challenges of bipolar disorder, whether you or a loved one suffers from this illness. Recognize the warning signs of mania and depression, which may point to bipolar disorder Understand where to find the latest treatment options Stay on track with personal and professional aspects of life Effectively and compassionately respond to rants, depression, mania, and other behaviors associated with bipolar disorder Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers straightforward, reassuring information about bipolar disorder to help you or your loved one conquer the disease.

Bipolar

Bipolar
  • Author : C. Raymond Lake
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-30
  • Total pages : 570
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : It is estimated that as many as fifty percent of patients initially diagnosed with major Unipolar depression (UP, MDD) will subsequently incur a manic episode or discover a past subtle episode and will have had Bipolar depression rather than MDD. The average Bipolar individual suffers with episodic symptoms for ten ...

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies
  • Author : Candida Fink,Joe Kraynak
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Understand the realities of bipolar disorder When one receives the diagnosis that they or a loved one has bipolar disorder, it can be a time of fear and worry. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therapies. You'll ...

Winning the War with Bipolar

Winning the War with Bipolar
  • Author : Samuel Swidzinski
  • Publisher : Samuel J Swidzinski
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Total pages : 215
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Do you want to learn how to manage bipolar disorder? Sam has bipolar 1. After years of turmoil, he discovered the steps he needed to take to overcome this hurdle. In this book, he draws from his personal experience with bipolar and his work in the mental health field to help ...

The Bipolar II Disorder Workbook

The Bipolar II Disorder Workbook
  • Author : Stephanie McMurrich Roberts,Louisa Grandin Sylvia,Noreen A. Reilly-Harrington
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-02-02
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Most people have heard of bipolar disorder, a mental health condition that is marked by manic episodes and periods of intense depression. Bipolar II disorder differs from bipolar I in that sufferers may never experience a full manic episode, although they may experience periods of high energy and impulsiveness (hypomania), ...

Living With Someone Who s Living With Bipolar Disorder

Living With Someone Who s Living With Bipolar Disorder
  • Author : Chelsea Lowe,Bruce M. Cohen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-01-08
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : 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 ...

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder
  • Author : Strakowski Stephen M
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : "Bipolar disorders are among the more common conditions affecting humankind and are, consequently, leading causes of disability worldwide. These illnesses are dynamic and complex, so that identifying them and then provide optimal management can be challenging. Because of this complexity, these conditions often comprise a disproportionate amount of most psychiatric ...

The Bipolar Handbook

The Bipolar Handbook
  • Author : Wes Burgess
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 241
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : A resource for patients, families, and caregivers is presented in a question-and-answer format that addresses such topics as choosing a doctor, pursuing the most compatible treatment methods, and minimizing manic and depressive episodes. Original. 15,000 first printing....

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide Third Edition

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide  Third Edition
  • Author : David J. Miklowitz
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-02-21
  • Total pages : 444
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Bipolar disorder is a lifelong challenge--but it doesn't have to rule your life. Find the science-based information you need in the revised third edition of this indispensable guide. Trusted authority Dr. David J. Miklowitz shares proven strategies for managing your illness or supporting a loved one with the disorder. Learn ...

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder
  • Author : Lakshmi N. Yatham,Mario Maj
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-06-28
  • Total pages : 522
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Bipolar disorder is the most complex psychiatric disorder with different types of mood episodes, subtypes, varied course, and significant co-morbidity. Not surprisingly, this complexity poses unique challenges to clinicians for optimal management of those with bipolar disorder. There has been an explosion of research into the causes and treatment of ...

The Bipolar Child

The Bipolar Child
  • Author : Demitri F. Papolos,Janice Papolos
  • Publisher : Broadway
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 474
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Describes the symptoms of bipolar disorder in children, discussing what is and is not known about the disease; offers advice on how to find good treatment and medications; shares information from parents of bipolar children on how to deal with the impact of the disorder on the entire family; explores ...

Practical Management of Bipolar Disorder

Practical Management of Bipolar Disorder
  • Author : Allan H. Young,I. Nicol Ferrier,Erin E. Michalak
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-20
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Bipolar disorder, or manic depression, is characterised by episodes of pathological mood states. The two poles are mania (with a predominant elated or irritable mood) and depression (with feelings of sadness, anxiety, guilt or hopelessness) but mixed states frequently occur. Episodes can last for many months and profoundly affect physical ...

Bipolar Disorder Answer Book

Bipolar Disorder Answer Book
  • Author : Charles Atkins
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 321
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Approximately 5.7 million Americans have bipolar disorder, a brain disorder also known as manic-depressive illness. The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book is an authoritative reference for people with Bipolar Disorder and their loved ones, providing sound advice and immediate answers to their most pressing questions. Written by an experienced psychiatrist, The Bipolar ...

Living with Bipolar Disorder

Living with Bipolar Disorder
  • Author : Michael W. Otto,Noreen A. Reilly-Harrington,Robert O. Knauz,Aude Henin,Jane N. Kogan,Gary S. Sachs
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-30
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Living with Bipolar Disorder is designed to help patients and their families develop the skills they need to be good consumers of treatment and to become expert partners in the management of this challenging disorder. Drawing on research documenting the strength of combining drug treatments with behavioral interventions for fighting ...

Madness

Madness
  • Author : Marya Hornbacher
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2009-04-01
  • Total pages : 315
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : In the vein of An Unquiet Mind comes a storm of a memoir that will take you deep inside bipolar disorder and change everything you know. When Marya Hornbacher published her first book, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia, she did not yet have the piece of shattering knowledge ...

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder
  • Author : Joann Jovinelly,Basia Leonard
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2011-12-15
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1119121868
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Summary : Presents general information about bipolar disorder, including the symptoms of its two phases, its causes, how it is treated, and how people with the disorder manage their symptoms....