Living with Bipolar: A practical guide for those with the disorder, their family and friends

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Approximately half the people seeking help with depression are diagnosed with a form of bipolar disorder and it affects about one in 100 people in the UK. Formerly known as manic depression, its mood swings can be extraordinarily disturbing for both the sufferer and for those around them.

Written by two leading psychiatrists and two clinical psychologists, Living with Bipolar explains that this challenging illness can be managed. While there is no cure, it's possible for people with bipolar disorder to live well.

This accessible guide explains the characteristics of the two main forms, Bipolar I and Bipolar II; their causes and triggers; both medical and psychological treatment options - including CBT thinking strategies - and ways of preventing relapses.

Drawing on the experience of patients, Living with Bipolar also offers clear guidelines for readers to develop successful personal strategies for identifying and coping with symptoms and emphasises the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.

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"A clinically rich, informative and practical synthesis of what is known about how individuals may best bring their bipolar disorder under control" ( Professor Gordon Parker, Executive Director, Black Dog Institute)

"A must have companion for those with bipolar disorder and their family members. It contains an excellent description of symptoms, early warning signs and much more to understand and cope with the disorder effectively" ( Lakshmi N Yatham, Professor of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia)

"Written with passion, warmth and insight, this is a great reference for people living with bipolar disorder and their families" ( Tania Lewis, educator and consultant with bipolar disorder)

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Provides essential and practical information for people with bipolar disorder, their families and friends

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