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Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner / Julie A. Fast, John D. Preston.

Fast, Julie A. (Author). Preston, John, 1950- (Added Author).

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Record details

  • 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, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Manic-depressive illness > Popular works.
Manic-depressive persons > Family relationships > Popular works.
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Bipolar Disorder.
SELF-HELP / Mood Disorders.
Genre: Electronic books.

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