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Bipolar Disorder Uncovered
     

Bipolar Disorder Uncovered

by Mike Morley
 
In this e-book, you will find a number of different scenarios
that will help you to ultimately learn to cope with bipolar and
all of these ups and downs. Through an understanding of
your condition as well as help in dealing with the beneficial
tools we will teach you, you will be able to improve the
quality of life that you and your loved ones

Overview

In this e-book, you will find a number of different scenarios
that will help you to ultimately learn to cope with bipolar and
all of these ups and downs. Through an understanding of
your condition as well as help in dealing with the beneficial
tools we will teach you, you will be able to improve the
quality of life that you and your loved ones share.


Table Of Contents
Table Of Contents ______________________________________________________ 3
Introduction ___________________________________________________________ 5
Chapter 1: Understanding Bipolar To Get Help______________________________ 6
Bipolar: The Medical Side ___________________________________________________7
Do You Have Bipolar? ______________________________________________________8
What’s The Cause?________________________________________________________11
Are You At Risk? _________________________________________________________13
Should You Go To The Doctor?______________________________________________14
Who Should I See? ________________________________________________________15
Chapter 2: Why Should I Get Help Anyway? _______________________________ 18
The Stress Goes Farther____________________________________________________20
Chapter 3: Your Doctor’s Bipolar Treatment _______________________________ 22
Medications ______________________________________________________________23
Psychotherapy ____________________________________________________________27
Electroconvulsive Therapy__________________________________________________29
What’s Right For You?_____________________________________________________31
Chapter 4: Why So Many Struggle With Treatment__________________________ 32
Noncompliance And Nonadherence___________________________________________33
You Don’t Understand Your Illness __________________________________________34
Dependency ______________________________________________________________35
They Don’t Like The Doctor ________________________________________________36
The Awful Side Effects _____________________________________________________36
What Else Can It Be? ______________________________________________________38
Chapter 5: Learning To Cope With Bipolar Disorder_________________________ 39
The Way You Sleep________________________________________________________40
Monitor Your Medications__________________________________________________41
Maintain Your Level Of Activity_____________________________________________42
Don’t Use Drugs Or Alcohol_________________________________________________43
Support__________________________________________________________________45
Reduction Of Stress________________________________________________________47
3
Watch For Signs __________________________________________________________49
Keep Your Doctor Informed ________________________________________________53
Chapter 6: Why You Should Consider Support Groups _______________________ 55
Who Is Your Support Group?_______________________________________________56
Outside Support___________________________________________________________57
Chapter 7: Coping By Monitoring Symptoms: The Mood Chart________________ 59
What Is It?_______________________________________________________________60
4
Conclusion ___________________________________________________________ 62

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014579957
Publisher:
Mike Morley
Publication date:
07/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
39 KB

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