Bipolar Disorder for Dummies (2nd. edition)
Candida Fink M.D & Joe Kraynak
Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, Second Edition explains everything about this common mental health diagnosis in easy-to-understand terms. If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, you aren’t alone. This book helps make sense of options when it comes to medications, therapies, and treatments that could improve your quality of life. You can live a full life with bipolar disorder by managing your symptoms and following a solid treatment plan. With compassionate advice and friendly insights, this book empowers you with the information you need to find support for yourself or assist a loved one who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. This updated edition covers emerging and alternative therapies, including ketamine, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), marijuana, and psychedelics.
Get the latest on medical, therapeutic, and self-help strategies for bipolar management
Navigate your way through the challenges of a bipolar diagnosis
Learn the chemistry behind bipolar disorder―in terms anyone can understand
Control symptoms, function in times of crisis, and plan ahead for manic or depressive episodes
If you suspect you may have bipolar disorder, if you have recently been diagnosed, or if you have a loved one with bipolar disorder, this Dummies guide offers you an accessible resource for learning all the basics.
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Copies in our library:
Bipolar Edinburgh maintains a small library of books, CDs and DVDs. To borrow from the library you need to have attended at least two group meetings and registered your contact information with the group facilitators. We normally allow people to borrow items for two months, but please bring them back earlier if possible.