The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder, 2nd Edition: Reassuring advice for patients and families

The Everything Health Guide to Adult Bipolar Disorder, 2nd Edition: Reassuring advice for patients and families

by Dean Haycock
     
 

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More and more people are being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which affects 2.6 percent of all American adults. This diagnosis can be scary for patients and their loved ones, but new medications, therapies, and lifestyle changes have transformed treatment and benefited patients. With this health guide, you'll find authoritative, reassuring advice on topics

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Overview

More and more people are being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which affects 2.6 percent of all American adults. This diagnosis can be scary for patients and their loved ones, but new medications, therapies, and lifestyle changes have transformed treatment and benefited patients. With this health guide, you'll find authoritative, reassuring advice on topics like:

  • The causes of bipolar disorder
  • Common side effects to medications
  • Alternative and nontraditional approaches
  • Mania and manic episodes
  • Links between bipolar and other disorders
This completely revised and updated edition includes the latest treatment options as well as recent studies and classifications. Bipolar disorder is a complex diagnosis. With this positive, supportive guide, you'll find the answers to all your questions--even the ones you haven't thought to ask.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440504068
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
08/18/2010
Series:
Everything
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
714,951
File size:
893 KB

Meet the Author

Dean Haycock, PhD earned a fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health to study at the Rockefeller University. The results of his research, conducted in academia and in the pharmaceutical industry, have been published in the Journals of Neurochemistry, Biological Chemistry, and Brain Research. He has contributed articles on a variety of topics to The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health.

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