A Beginner's Guide to Losing Your Mind
How to Be "Normal" in Your Twenties with Anxiety and Depression
Paperback ISBN: 1492642096
Provides guidance on how to navigate early adulthood when dealing with mental illness, discussing medication options, school stress, dating pressures, and family relationships.
A Practical Guide to Identifying Triggers, Managing Medications, Coping with Symptoms, and more
Paperback ISBN: 1572245603
White (social work, Seattle U.) and Preston (psychology, Alliant International U., Sacramento, California) present a ten-step guide for people with bipolar disorder, and their family and friends. White is in a unique position to author such a book: in addition to working with mentally ill adolescents and adults for years, she herself has had to learn to survive and thrive while living with bipolar disorder. The text offers simple, accessible advice based on the latest research, to help readers manage life with bipolar disease. Coverage includes understanding bipolar disorder, getting treatment, taking your medications, recognizing your triggers and tracking your moods, minimizing stress, getting enough sleep and regular exercise, getting good nutrition and taking the right supplements, building a support system, and advocating for yourself. No subject index. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Essential Guide to Going Beyond Moodswings to Harness Your Highs, Escape the Cycles of Recurrent Depression, and Thrive With Bipolar II
Paperback ISBN: 1605296457
More than 30 years ago, Ronald R. Fieve, MD, gained national recognition for his pioneering treatment of what was then known as “manic-depression.” Since then, he has focused on patients with mild bipolarity, also known as Bipolar II. With the right treatment, these patients can turn their illness into an asset. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Fieve presents a highly successful program that allows Bipolar II patients to harness the creativity and energy of their hypomanic “highs” while minimizing the potentially devastating “lows” of depression. Now with a new foreword explaining the most up-to-date research on the bipolar spectrum, Bipolar Breakthrough includes: -six stay-well strategies for anyone suffering from Bipolar II -the latest information on cutting-edge medications with fewer side effects -a special section on the complications of a bipolar diagnosis for pregnant women, children, and the elderly With results supported by thousands of patient histories, Dr. Fieve’s Bipolar Breakthrough is a landmark work that will help the millions of Bipolar II sufferers live better lives.
The Bipolar Handbook
Real-Life Questions with Up-to-Date Answers
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 1583332499
A resource for patients, families, and caregivers is presented in a question-and-answer format that addresses such topics as choosing a doctor, pursuing the most compatible treatment methods, and minimizing manic and depressive episodes. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Bipolar, Not So Much
Understanding Your Mood Swings and Depression
Hardcover ISBN: 0393711749
Explains how the concept of depression is being reexamined and better understood and helps readers determine what kind of depression they have and understand the treatments currently available.
Black Men And Depression
Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men
Paperback ISBN: 076791354x
The author of the award-winning We Are the Land's: The Biography of a Homeplace shares the story of his twenty-five-year struggle with depression, presenting a cultural analysis of how mental illness is perceived and perpetuated within African-American communities. Originally published as Standing in the Shadows. Reprint.
Boy Meets Depression
Or, Life Sucks and Then You Live
Hardcover ISBN: 0553418378
"A short, deeply personal, and ultimately uplifting practical narrative on depression from a young mental health activist who has already inspired millions.Teenagers, educators, and parents alike, through the lens of his stories and battles, will be given a gritty message of hope, light, and inspiration"--
Breaking Mum and Dad
The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety
Paperback ISBN: 1472953355
An honest guide for all new parents to help them cope with and conquer anxiety, stress and low mood in those overwhelming early days. Mental health for new parents is a thing--a big thing--and it's time we all stopped suffering in silence. After being diagnosed with post-natal anxiety and birth trauma following the birth of her first baby, Anna Williamson went on a mission to uncover the real thoughts, feelings and behaviours that many of us experience in those first few weeks and months after becoming a parent. And it turns out she wasn't alone... and neither are you. Whether it's making new friends, coping with changing relationships, breast and bottle feeding anxiety, going back to work worries, or the whole shift being a new parent poses mentally, Breaking Mum and Dad is a guide of empathy, sympathy and above all, hope. Packed with helpful advice, shared stories and practical guidance, alongside thoughts from clinical psychologist, Dr. Reetta Newell, this is a must-read therapist in your pocket. Read it at 2am when you're struggling with never ending night feeds, at 6am when you've already watched the same cartoon for the twentieth time, or at 10pm when you just long for sleep or a few minutes or seconds to yourself.