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Living With Someone Who's Living With Bipolar Disorder : A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers, Paperback / softback Book

Living With Someone Who's Living With Bipolar Disorder : A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers Paperback / softback

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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.

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 livesThis important book contains real-life illustrative examples and a wealth of helpful strategies and coping mechanisms that can be put into action immediately.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Coping with illness
  • ISBN: 9780470475669

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