Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder

by Cara Aiken

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843109358
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 06/15/2010
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,227,583
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Cara Aiken has lived with bipolar disorder for over ten years, and is the mother of two teenage daughters. She lives in the UK, and is author of Surviving Post-Natal Depression: At Home, No One Hears You Scream, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Foreword 13

Preface 15

Chapter 1 Introducing Bipolar Disorder 17

Chapter 2 Living with Bipolar Disorder 33

Chapter 3 Parenting with Bipolar Disorder 58

Chapter 4 Growing Up with a Bipolar Parent: The Children's Story 88

Chapter 5 Adult Relationships and Bipolar Disorder 123

Chapter 6 Bipolar Disorder and Society 152

Chapter 7 Conclusion 163

Further Reading 166

Useful Organizations 168

Appendix: List of Stories 171

Index 173

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