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Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

  • Kartonierter Einband
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Candida Fink, MD is a psychiatrist, board certified in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry, who specializes in working with people of all ages-and their loved ones-to manage bipolar disorder. Joe Kraynak is a professional writer who deals with bipolar in his family.

Learn to: * Recognize warning signs of mania and depression * Find the latest treatment options * Help a loved one with bipolar disorder * Deal effectively with depression, anxiety, and related conditions A clear and insightful guide to successfully managing bipolar disorder Are you or a loved one dealing with the struggles of bipolar disorder? This complex illness is recognized as the fifth leading cause of disability worldwide and presents unique challenges throughout the recovery process. Fortunately, medication, therapy, and self-help strategies have proven very effective in stabilizing and maintaining moods. This newest edition of Bipolar Disorder For Dummies is a reassuring and practical guide to recovery. * Know the poles - discover the diagnostic criteria for mania and depression and the various forms of bipolar disorder * Tame the beast - discover the importance of confirming the diagnosis with a complete psychiatric evaluation and formulating a comprehensive treatment plan * Damange control - get guidance on how to deal with the physical, emotional, and financial fallout that commonly accompanies a major mood episode and long-term struggles with bipolar disorder * Self-help strategies - develop techniques to identify the early signs of oncoming mood episodes and stop them in their tracks Open the book and find: * DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder I and II and related conditions * How to handle the high cost of treatment * Advice on vitamins and other supplements that may help with mood management * Psychotherapies and self-help strategies * Do's and don'ts for helping a loved one with bipolar disorder * Information on the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents

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.

Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started on Your Bipolar Journey 5 Chapter 1: Grasping Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms and Diagnosis 7 Chapter 2: Finding the Cause: The Brain and Body Science of Bipolar Disorder 29 Chapter 3: Reining in Bipolar Disorder: Prognosis and Treatments 47 Part II: Obtaining a Diagnosis and Building a Treatment Plan and Team 61 Chapter 4: Diagnosis Step 1: Ruling Out Other Health Issues 63 Chapter 5: Diagnosis Step 2: Obtaining a Psychiatric Evaluation and Treatment Plan 75 Chapter 6: Building a Winning Mood-Management Team 93 Part III: Managing the Biology of Bipolar Disorder 107 Chapter 7: Leveling Moods with Medication 109 Chapter 8: Coming to Terms with Medications and Their Side Effects 141 Chapter 9: Expanding Your Biological Treatment Options 159 Chapter 10: Treating Bipolar Disorder in Women and Other Specific Populations 171 Part IV: Developing Essential Survival Skills 185 Chapter 11: Exploring Self-Help Strategies, Therapies, and Other Supports 187 Chapter 12: Making Lifestyle Adjustments 201 Chapter 13: Communicating Effectively 221 Chapter 14: Solving Problems and Resolving Conflict 233 Chapter 15: Planning Ahead for a Mood Episode 243 Part V: Dealing with the Fallout 253 Chapter 16: From Hospitalization to Recovery 255 Chapter 17: Returning to Work . . . or Not 269 Chapter 18: Overcoming Financial Setbacks 281 Part VI: Assisting a Friend or Relative with Bipolar Disorder 295 Chapter 19: Supporting Your Loved One 297 Chapter 20: Dealing with Crisis Situations 311 Chapter 21: Backing Your Bipolar Child or Teen 327 Part VII: The Part of Tens 353 Chapter 22: Ten Tips for Managing Bipolar 355 Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Help a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder 361 Index 367


Titel: Bipolar Disorder For Dummies
EAN: 9781119121862
ISBN: 978-1-119-12186-2
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Genre: Psychologie & Esoterik
Anzahl Seiten: 408
Gewicht: 553g
Größe: H236mm x B190mm x T25mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 3rd Edition



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