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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bipolar Disorder

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Clear answers on correctly diagnosing and living with bipolar disorder.

This comprehensive and reliable guide addresses how bipolar disorder is different from other disorders, the latest research into bipolar treatments, strategies for living with bipolar disorder, and much more.

Bipolar disorder is estimated to be the sixth leading cause of disability in the world, and th
ebook, 336 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Alpha Books
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I think this is an easy, albeit lenghty, read as an introduction to bipolar disorder. There is some experiental pages in there too, which help to give examples of various behaviours, coping strategies and carer aids.

It outlines various mental disorders and the different types of bipolar disorder and it's history. It goes in to some detail about how it can go undiagnosed and even be triggered for the first time well into old age, how to recognise it and then how to get professional help to assis
I didn't have big expectations for this book since it was one of the Idiot's guides but it was really very informative and well written! Even with all the reading I've done and personal experience I have I learned a lot in both facts and practical application. Recommending reading for BP patients as well as friends/family.
Patricia Atkinson
if you or someone you know has bipolar this book helps to explain about everything you need to know and medications needed .a really easy to understand book.....
Stacy Naberhuis
So much good information if you know anyone with bipolar!!! Or if you have bipolar yourself.
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