Coping with Bipolar Disorder

Pages: 168
Subject: Psychology
Imprint: Oneworld

Coping with Bipolar Disorder

A CBT-Informed Guide to Living with Manic Depression

Peter Hayward, Steven Jones, Dominic Lam

A guide to the causes, treatment, and implications of bipolar disorder, or manic depression. It offers advice on such key areas as mood monitoring; managing money; housing and social support; and sustaining happy relationships. It includes real-life case studies, chapter summaries and a list of support organizations and web groups.
Paperback
9781851686995 (1 May 2009)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

Fully updated and revised, this new edition of Coping with Bipolar Disorder draws on the combined expertise of three leading specialists to offer a comprehensive and practical guide to the causes, treatment, and implications of bipolar disorder, or manic depression. Designed for people with the condition and those close to them, the authors use cognitive behavioural therapy to provide straightforward help with managing and controlling the condition, featuring advice on such key areas as mood monitoring; managing money; housing and social support; and sustaining happy relationships.





With real-life case studies, helpful chapter summaries and a full list of support organizations and web groups, this guide will both inform and empower all those who live with the bewildering turbulence of bipolar disorder.

Additional Information

Subject Psychology
Pages 168
Imprint Oneworld

 

About the Author

Steven Jones is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Spectrum Centre for Mental Health Research at Lancaster University.


Peter Hayward is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust in London, and an Honorary Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, London.


Dominic Lam is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Hull.

Reviews

"The book is practical, realistic, and well focused, emphasising the individual, family and social resources that can and should be used to deal with a condition as complex as bipolar disorder."

- Quarterly Journal of Mental Health

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