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Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers

 
 
 
 
Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers
Author: E. Fuller Torrey M.D. - Michael B. Knable D.O.
ISBN 13: 9780465086641
ISBN 10: 465086640
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 2005-03-02
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $19.95
 
 

This book will be a godsend to those affected directly or indirectly by this disease. - Psychology Today

Publishers Weekly

A lucid, thorough guide to every aspect of living with bipolar disorder, Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families and Providers covers symptoms, treatment and advocacy. E. Fuller Torrey (Surviving Schizophrenia), psychiatry professor and Treatment Advocacy Center president, and psychiatry instructor Michael B. Knable explain what mania and depression feel like from the inside, the causes and risk factors, the range of possible medications and treatments, and 10 special problems for manic depressives like alcohol abuse and medical noncompliance. There's also a section on bipolar disorder in children and a list of frequently asked questions. This is a valuable resource for anyone touched by the illness. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.