The Concise Guide to Bipolar Disorder (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books) (Paperback)

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The Concise Guide to Bipolar Disorder (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books) (Paperback)


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A concise, essential guide to living with bipolar disorder by an internationally known expert.

When a diagnosis of bipolar disorder enters your life, you may not be sure where to turn for accurate information about this potentially devastating but treatable illness. Whether you yourself have been diagnosed, or a spouse, parent, child, friend, or employee has developed the illness, the need for information and advice is acute.

Presenting the essentials of diagnosis and treatment clearly and succinctly, leading psychiatrist Dr. Francis Mark Mondimore distills everything you need to know about bipolar disorder in this new indispensable guide. In down-to-earth language, Dr. Mondimore explains what bipolar disorder is and how you (or your loved one) can live your best life with the help of medications, therapy, the support of family and friends, and medical care.

An extensive list of references is included, along with additional suggested reading materials and online resources. Realistic clinical descriptions and anecdotes reflecting on fascinating historical details associated with this condition provide further information. The Concise Guide to Bipolar Disorder is an excellent up-to-date resource for the newly diagnosed or those seeking rapid answers to the most common questions about bipolar disorder.

Past Praise for Books by Francis Mark Mondimore, MD

"Offers advice on how to live with bipolar disorder, and how not to become its victim."--Large Print Reviews

"An enlightened, pragmatic, and empathic resource for this very complex and challenging illness."--Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

"An absolute gold mine for those with the disorder and their families: thorough, candid, and up-to-date advice, full of new possibilities for help."--Kirkus Reviews

Francis Mark Mondimore, MD (NORTH BEACH, MD), is a retired associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the founding director of the Mood Disorders Clinic at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is the author or coauthor of five books on mental health issues, including Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for You and Your Loved Ones, Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents, and Borderline Personality Disorder: New Reasons for Hope.
Product Details ISBN: 9781421444031
ISBN-10: 1421444038
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date: October 11th, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Johns Hopkins Press Health Books (Paperback)