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Intense Minds: Through the Eyes of Young People with Bipolar Disorder

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Young people with bipolar disorder and adults who grew up with the condition speak out to share how they experienced the symptoms of this illness during their youth, and how it affected their functioning in school, at home and with friends. Their insightful comments, woven together by the author, form a stunning picture of the young person's internal experience. The reader ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published June 12th 2006 by Trafford Publishing
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TK Keanini
Dec 07, 2007 TK Keanini rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mental-illness
Would you force someone with a broken leg to run in PE? Would you force someone alergic to peanuts to eat a PB&J?
Well, you woundn't but it is because you can comprehend what it is to suffer from these conditions. If you can't comprehend the illness, you will be hard pressed to raise or provide positive leadership for someone suffering from a bipolar disorder. Good book and you will have a new understanding when you are finished with it.
Melva Clark
Jul 04, 2014 Melva Clark rated it liked it
Well written, easy to read book on Bipolar Disorder.
Jeanette
Nov 23, 2016 Jeanette rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, library
If you don't have a child with bipolar disorder personally but know children who have it.. or perhaps work with children who have bipolar disorder this is an interesting book. My oldest has bp and most of the book is things I already knew. Of course, my son is a teenager right now so we've been through most of it already. There isn't much on how to actually help a child. Just what bipolar disorder is like through the eyes of children. Pretty interesting and quite a bit sad. The section on the ...more
Taryn
Mar 06, 2009 Taryn rated it it was amazing
She nailed it with this book! All the rest seem the same, this one will really open your eyes to what the child experiences, feels, and gives great insight!
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