Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner / Julie A. Fast, John D. Preston.
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- ISBN: 9781608822201 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1608822206 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781608822218 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1608822214 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: 2nd ed.
- Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, 
- Copyright: ©2012
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Getting started -- Treat bipolar disorder first -- Multipolar disorder -- Medication basics -- The holistic treatment plan -- The "what works" list -- Bipolar disorder triggers -- A couple takes charge -- The bipolar conversation -- Your emotional response to bipolar disorder -- Work and money -- S-E-X -- What about you? -- The hard truths about bipolar disorder -- How to create laughter and joy in your relationship -- Appendix: Quick reference guide to medications.
Written to the partner of a bipolar individual, this book will help readers mend strained relationships, control episodic crises, learn which coping approaches work, and create loving, healthy relationships. Readers also learn how to recognize a bipolar conversation and survive the financial turbulence manic spending may cause.
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