psychotherapy

Bipolar Disorder


New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder      by Jan Fawcett, M.D., Bernard Golden Ph.D., and Nancy Rosenfeld Five Stars at Amazon.com. [A best seller at Amazon.com]  (A must read! This new book has educated me about the very latest information, treatment, research, medications, useful therapies, tools for parenting your bipolar child and much more. If you have bipolar disorder, this book will instruct you how to manage your illness. It has made a difference in my life. Many of my questions were answered in this book and it is very easy to read. Additional section for those who live with people with the bipolar disorder and one to assist the parent of a child with bipolar disorder. I cannot recommend this book enough). 

 

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide      by David J. Miklowitz (This book talks to you, not at you, without being pompous or talking over your head. The author keeps the flow of the text like a friend, explaining a new condition, not a life sentence, and helps find a way to build your life around the diagnoses. This is truly an uplifting and helpful format that the author has used and I recommend it to anyone, newly diagnosed, long time dealing with it, or family or friend).

 

 

Bipolar Disorder: Rebuilding Your Life      by James T. Stout (Brilliant! Precise, Great Advise. A true Bipolar Recovery book. I have never seen a self help book I couldn’t put down. Speaks of the authors own experience suffering with the disorder. A great book for all those who suffer from Bipolar. Especially those who were victims of abuse. Speaks to those in common language. Doesn’t preach. Speaks of the importance of medication. A must own.).

 

 

 

 

The Depression Sourcebook - Second Edition      by Brian P. Quinn, C.S.W., Ph.D. Five Stars at Amazon.com. [A best seller at Amazon.com] (Another must read! This book contains a great deal of up to date information on the bipolar disorder and some on unipolar depression. Included is treatment - medication, therapy and natural substances. Much very interesting information about bipolar disorder itself. Examines closely the various types of disorders. Highly recommended for your recovery). Book released 10/00. Paperback.

 

Why am I Up, Why am I Down Understanding Bipolar Disorder, Roger Granet, Elizabeth FerberWhy Am I Up, Why Am I Down? : Understanding Bipolar Disorder      (The Dell Guides for Mental Health) by Roger Granet, Elizabeth Ferber [A best seller at Amazon.com]  "(Find out:  What causes bipolar disorder and who is at risk. The symptoms of both manic and depressive episodes and their common triggers. How to get the very specific kind of help you need and why early diagnosis is your best bet for successful treatment. The latest facts on successfully managing bipolar disorder...why alternative therapies such as meditation and hypnotherapy can actually be dangerous to bipolar sufferers...plus news from the front lines of research)."

 

 

 

Win the Battle:  The 3-Step Lifesaving Formula to Conquer Depression and Bipolar Disorder,Bob Olson,Melissa Olson Win the Battle:  The 3-Step Lifesaving Formula to Conquer Depression and Bipolar Disorder      by Bob Olson with Melissa Olson [Amazon best seller]  (This book offered me hope at a time that I needed it the most. The author never once gave up. He discusses his battle with the bipolar disorder and offers advice, coping strategies and support for getting better. There is a special chapter written for your Dr. which explains his/her role in your treatment. The book provides bipolars with hope and inspiration. I strongly recommend this book).

 

 

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families,Francis Mark MondimoreBipolar Disorder : A Guide for Patients and Families (Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)      by Francis Mark Mondimore  [A best seller at Amazon]  (A must book to read. Very comprehensive. This book will give you complete information about the bipolar disorder, the diagnosis, treatment, etiology, medication and counseling. "Practical advice for getting the most out of the various treatments now available - from medication, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive treatment to new approaches such as transcranial magnetic stimulation)."

 

 

 

Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers      "(I bought several books on bipolar when my husband was diagnosed, and this was the absolute best for giving me up-to-date information on treatment, medication and everything else I wanted to know. I felt I knew almost as much as the doctors and could ask informed decisions. It is not an "easy read", but is full of great information. If someone you love is bipolar, get this book)!"  

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