Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families

Bipolar disorder can be devastating It can disrupt relationships and careers, it can wreak havoc on family life, and, when not properly treated, it can be fatal Sincethis compassionate and comprehensive guide has helped tens of thousands of people cope with this complex disease This, the second edition of Bipolar Disorder, is thoroughly updated and discusses promising new options for diagnosis and treatment along with new information on the disease s genetic componentsBipolar disorder is difficult to diagnose Dr Mondi explains how symptoms fluctuate in persons with seasonal affective disorder, how they can lead to a mistaken diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, and how they may be made worse by alcohol or drug addictionThe disease can also be difficult to treat Dr Mondi gives advice about how to pick a psychiatrist and cope with the stigma of psychiatric diagnosis He provides extensive information on treatment options, including the advantages, disadvantages, and side effects of various drug therapiesHe also describes what it is like to live with bipolar disorder and discusses how lifestyle changes can improve quality of life Throughout, he focuses on the importance of building a support system, planning for emergencies, and giving yourself permission to seek help Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families


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10 thoughts on “Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families

  1. says:

    I flew through this book and then went back to take notes on the parts in which I was most interested The information is solid, comprehensive, and easy to read I especially liked the sections on Living With BPD an


  2. says:

    A very good book for those suffering from bipolar disorder Everything is covered from treatment to causes Must read.


  3. says:

    This comprehensive book is one of the best books I have read on Bipolar Disorder In it s simplistic fashion the patient as well as a loved one can grasp the struggles and challenges that someone afflicted with disorder


  4. says:

    I m fresh off a three month stay on a psych ward for Bipolar 1 and have decided to educated myself about my illness This book was invaluable in helping me accept the diagnosis, the lingering effects of psychotic mania havi


  5. says:

    This is a well written, and easily read book I m reading it for school, but imaginge it would be helpful for anyone interested in this topic It has good first hand accounts of dealing with bipoal disorder And the author recom


  6. says:

    This is such a great book I ve actually given copies to friends and family to help them understand my daughter s illness It is well organized and clearly written A great introduction to the illness, but still offering enough det


  7. says:

    This book is very informative and not as intimidating as I thought it would be at first The topic is fascinating, but the continual text is a snooze I m having a hard time finishing this book.


  8. says:

    This book was a very professional review of Bipolar Disorder symptoms of various forms BPD 1 2, etc , clinical and pharmaceutical treatments, lifestyle impacts, etc The doctor s approach very clearly translated BPD affects and conditi


  9. says:

    Great resource book on bipolar disorder from a Johns Hopkins physician Described bipolar in scientific detail but in a VERY relatable manner Helped me to understand the impact of the disease on those affected by it.


  10. says:

    Very well writtenEasy to read, informative, I liked his tone and the subtle humor found here and there I ve had bipolar for 6 years and have read quite a bit on it but I still found this book really interesting and I learned a lot.


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