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The bipolar disorder survival guide : what you and your family need to know / David J. Miklowitz, PhD.

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Crookston Public Library 616.895 MIK (Text) 33500013372263 Main Checked out 04/30/2021
Detroit Lakes Public Library 616.895 MIK (Text) 33500013372271 Main Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781462537273
  • ISBN: 1462537278
  • ISBN: 9781462534982
  • ISBN: 1462534988
  • Physical Description: x, 444 pages ; 26 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-429) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Experience and diagnosis of bipolar disorder -- How this book can help you survive -- and thrive -- Understanding the experience of bipolar disorder -- Into the doctor's court : getting an accurate diagnosis -- "Is it an illness or is it me?" : coping with the diagnosis -- Part II Laying the foundation for effective treatment -- Where bipolar disorder comes from : genetics, biology, and stress -- What medications and psychotherapy can do for you -- Coming to terms with your medications -- Part III Practical strategies for staying well -- Tips to help you manage moods -- Heading off the escalation of mania -- Halting the spiral of depression -- Overcoming suicidal thoughts and feelings -- For women only : what you need to know about bipolar disorder and your health -- Succeeding at home and at work : communication, problem-solving skills, and dealing effectively with stigma -- "Does my child have bipolar disorder?" : How would you know and what should you do?
Summary, etc.:
Bipolar disorder is a lifelong challenge--but it doesn't have to rule your life. Find the science-based information you need in the revised third edition of this indispensable guide. Trusted authority Dr. David J. Miklowitz shares proven strategies for managing your illness or supporting a loved one with the disorder. Learn specific steps to cope with mood episodes, reduce recurrences, avoid misdiagnosis, get the most out of treatment, resolve family conflicts, and make lifestyle changes to stay well. Updated throughout, the third edition has a new chapter on kids and teens; the latest facts on medications and therapy, including important advances in personalized care; and expanded coverage of the bipolar II subtype. It features boxes on complementary and alternative treatments and provides downloadable practical tools.
Author Notes

David J. Miklowitz, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Semel Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, and Senior Clinical Researcher in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He directs the Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program at UCLA, where he supervises psychiatry and psychology trainees and conducts research on psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents with bipolar disorders. Dr. Miklowitz&;s numerous publications include the bestselling self-help resource The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Third Edition, as well as acclaimed books for professionals, including Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach and, with Michael J. Gitlin, Clinician&;s Guide to Bipolar Disorder. He has received Distinguished Investigator awards from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, the International Society for Bipolar Disorders, and the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology.

David J. Miklowitz, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Semel Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, and Senior Clinical Researcher in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. He directs the Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program at UCLA, where he supervises psychiatry and psychology trainees and conducts research on psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents with bipolar disorders. Dr. Miklowitz’s numerous publications include the bestselling self-help resource The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Third Edition, as well as acclaimed books for professionals, including Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach and, with Michael J. Gitlin, Clinician’s Guide to Bipolar Disorder. He has received Distinguished Investigator awards from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, the International Society for Bipolar Disorders, and the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology.

Subject: Manic-depressive illness > Popular works.
Social science > Social Work.
Bipolar Disorder.
MEDICAL > Mental Health.
MEDICAL > Nursing > Psychiatric & Mental Health.
PSYCHOLOGY > Psychopathology > Bipolar Disorder.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Social Work.
Manic-depressive illness > Treatment.
Depression, Mental.
Affective disorders.
Manic-depressive illness.
Manic-depressive illness.
Genre: Popular Work.
Popular works.

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