"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."
Coping with Bipolar Disorder
A CBT-Informed Guide to Living with Manic DepressionSteven Jones Peter Haywood Dominic Lam
A guide to coping with bipolar disorder which offers information on all the key areas, including medication, dealing with stress, and using psychological techniques to cope with manic depression. "Coping with Bipolar Disorder" is designed specifically for sufferers of bipolar disorder, their carers, friends and families. It combines definitive coverage of the condition and information about treatment with an approach which encourages patients to manage their own psychological health using cognitive behaviour therapy, as well as the more traditional medication regimes. The result is a straightforward book that should empower sufferers, in addition to giving them necessary advice on such key areas as sleeping habits, coping with stress and anger, and relating to family and friends.