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Bipolar disorder : a guide for the newly diagnosed / Janelle M. Caponigro ... [et al.].

Caponigro, Janelle M. (author.). Lee, Erica H. (author.). Johnson, Sheri L. (author.). Kring, Ann M. (author.).

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Summary:

"Bipolar disorder is not only one of the most difficult mental health issues to treat, but also one of the most stigmatized and misunderstood. For these reasons, a diagnosis of bipolar is a major turning point in a person's life. <B>Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed </B>helps readers process their diagnosis, decide who to tell, and discover the treatments and lifestyle changes that can help manage their symptoms. This book offers hope and support for the newly diagnosed without overwhelming them with extraneous information. The book covers workplace issues, how to become aware of bipolar triggers, how to find support, working with the treatment team, and dealing with the fear and stigma surrounding the diagnosis. Anyone who has been diagnosed with bipolar will appreciate having this easy-to-use reference at hand to help them understand more about the condition.This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit -- an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker Haines Branch 616.895 .C246b 2012 (Text) 37814002808112 NON-FICTION Book None 07/13/2015 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library 616.89 Capon (Text) 37862000425918 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 11/13/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608821815
  • ISBN: 1608821811
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2012]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-160).
Summary, etc.:
"Bipolar disorder is not only one of the most difficult mental health issues to treat, but also one of the most stigmatized and misunderstood. For these reasons, a diagnosis of bipolar is a major turning point in a person's life. <B>Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed </B>helps readers process their diagnosis, decide who to tell, and discover the treatments and lifestyle changes that can help manage their symptoms. This book offers hope and support for the newly diagnosed without overwhelming them with extraneous information. The book covers workplace issues, how to become aware of bipolar triggers, how to find support, working with the treatment team, and dealing with the fear and stigma surrounding the diagnosis. Anyone who has been diagnosed with bipolar will appreciate having this easy-to-use reference at hand to help them understand more about the condition.This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit -- an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives"-- Provided by publisher.
"Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is a pocket guide to symptom management, treatments, medications, and more for people who have been recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Includes guidance for processing the diagnosis, sharing it with family and friends, and finding experts who can help get symptoms under control"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Manic-depressive illness
Manic-depressive illness > Diagnosis.
Manic-depressive illness > Treatment.

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