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Living with Someone Who's Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers | [Chelsea Lowe, Bruce M. Cohen]

Living with Someone Who's Living with Bipolar Disorder: A Practical Guide for Family, Friends, and Coworkers

This book provides a much-needed resource for family and friends of the more than 5 million American adults suffering from bipolar disorder. From psychotic behavior that requires medication to milder mood swings with disturbing ups and down, this book offers a warm and often humorous user-friend guide for coping with bipolar loved ones, colleagues, and friends. This important book contains real-life illustrative examples and a wealth of helpful strategies and coping mechanisms that can be put into action immediately.
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Publisher's Summary

An essential resource for anyone who has a close relationship with a person who is bipolar...

This book provides a much-needed resource for family and friends of the more than 5 million American adults suffering from bipolar disorder. From psychotic behavior that requires medication to milder mood swings with disturbing ups and down, this book offers a warm and often humorous user-friend guide for coping with bipolar loved ones, colleagues, and friends. The book includes

  • Guidance for identifying bipolar disorder symptoms and how to get the diagnosis confirmed
  • Strategies for dealing with rants, attacks, blame, depression, mania and other behaviors
  • Crucial information on medication and its effectiveness and potential side-effects
  • Techniques for dealing with attempts to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol
  • How many people with bipolar disorders can care for themselves, get help, feel supported and go on with their own lives
  • This important book contains real-life illustrative examples and a wealth of helpful strategies and coping mechanisms that can be put into action immediately.

    ©2010 Chelsea Lowe and Bruce M. Cohen (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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    Jill south hempstead, NY, United States 06-09-14
    Jill south hempstead, NY, United States 06-09-14 Member Since 2010

    I love Urban Fantasy, Paranormal romance and dystopian novels. I almost always have either a book in my hands, or an audiobook in my ear!

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    "By family & friends they mean spouses."

    It was ok, but the bipolar person in my life is a parent, not a lover. I felt very let down. Narrator is fine. Ehh!

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    Jay Huntingdon, PA, United States 06-14-14
    Jay Huntingdon, PA, United States 06-14-14 Member Since 2005
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    This book reminded me of a *very* long PowerPoint presentation, each slide full of bulleted facts. I was hoping for a more informal, more anecdotal introduction to what it is like to have bipolar disorder or to know someone with the illness. Somewhere in all the facts were probably several valuable for someone coping with BD in real life, but if you get this book, be prepared to be overwhelmed with information.

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