Bipolar Disorder

Pages: 320
Subject: Popular Science, Psychology
Imprint: Oneworld

Bipolar Disorder

The Ultimate Guide

Amanda Saunders, Sarah Owen

Updated edition of one of the most respected introductions to Bipolar Disorder
9781851686049 (1 Jul 2008)
RRP £12.99 / US$19.95

The Book

The shocking truth is that one in fifty of us will have Bipolar Disorder at some point in our lives. If you, a friend or a family member, is diagnosed with Bipolar, or if you suspect that someone you know may have Bipolar, this book is a fantastic first port of call for advice and support. Written in a highly-accessible question and answer format, this comprehensive and compassionate guide draws on a broad range of expert opinion, the very latest research, and personal experience to explain what Bipolar Disorder is. Including numerous real-life case studies, a full list of support organisations and online resources, this book is designed to answer all your questions, from how to recognise the symptoms to how to explain to a child that their parent has been diagnosed.

Additional Information

Subject Popular Science, Psychology
Pages 320
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Sarah Owen has been a health journalist for UK newspapers and glossy magazines, such as Psychologies and Cosmopolitan, for fourteen years.

Amanda Saunders has worked as an editor and writer for The National Childbirth Trust in the UK for the last eleven years.


"This excellent new guide to bipolar is structured around the kind of key questions that anyone encountering the condition for the first time would want to ask."

- Pendulum - The Journal of MDF The Bipolar Organisation

"With its useful glossary and many in-line notes of explanation, this book could provide a good initial orientation to bipolar disorder for the newly-diagnosed, their families and carers."

- Your Voice - Member Magazine

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