bipolar disorder a guide for mental health professionals carers and those who live with it

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Managing Depression Growing Older

Author : Kerrie Eyers
ISBN : 9780415521505
Genre : Medical
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Awarded the book prize for 2012 by the Australasian Journal on Ageing!This book offers a systematic guide to depression in older people at home or in aged care settings. It is essential reading for anyone who works with the elderly.

The Wiley Concise Guides To Mental Health

Author : Brian Quinn, L.C.S.W.
ISBN : 9780470046623
Genre : Psychology
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The Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health: Bipolar Disorder uses clear, highly accessible language to comprehensively guide the reader through the entire spectrum of bipolar and related disorders. This concise, informative reference provides a complete overview of the history of the field, diagnosis, treatment, research, emerging trends, and other critical information about bipolar disorder. Both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions are thoroughly covered. Like all the books in the Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health Series, Bipolar Disorder features a compact, easy-to-use format that includes: Vignettes and case illustrations A practical approach that emphasizes real-life treatment over theory Resources for specific readers such as clinicians, students, or patients Early chapters in Bipolar Disorder lay out the descriptive and diagnostic issues for classic bipolar I disorder, the more subtle "soft" bipolar disorders, and other disorders, such as hyperactivity and borderline personality, that are often misdiagnosed as bipolar. The text then covers the medical, psychiatric, and substance abuse disorders that can accompany bipolar disorders, and offers practical tips for non-medically trained therapists on how to spot these disorders. Finally, pharmacological, psychosocial, and additional treatments and interventions are covered. This straightforward resource is admirably suited for a wide variety of readers, including students and practicing mental health professionals, as well as individuals and others directly and indirectly affected by bipolar disorder.

Introducing Mental Health

Author : Caroline Kinsella
ISBN : 9781843102601
Genre : Medical
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The authors explain key concepts in easily understandable language, accessible even to those with no prior knowledge of the subject. They detail the major mental health disorders and the issues and implications surrounding them, and include separate chapters on personality disorder, dual diagnosis and self-harm.

Caring For The Physical And Mental Health Of People With Learning Disabilities

Author : Louise Hammond
ISBN : 0857002252
Genre : Education
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People with learning disabilities are at greater risk of physical and psychiatric illness than the population at large, but their health needs are often not adequately supported. This book is a practical guide for those caring for people with learning disabilities living in community settings. It is designed to help the carers to better understand what the service users' health needs may be, how to recognise problems, and how to meet their needs. Chapter topics include physical health issues such as epilepsy, common health problems and diet and well-being; mental health issues such as dementia, depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety; and information related to common issues such as sleep and swallowing problems. The book also includes advice on screening programmes and health checks. Written in an accessible and straightforward style, this book will be an invaluable guide for anyone caring for someone with a learning disability, including social carers, health facilitators, community nurses and family carers.

Mastering Bipolar Disorder

Author : Kerrie Eyers
ISBN : 9781741765977
Genre : Psychology
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Personal stories from sufferers of bipolar disorder reveal what it's like on the inside. Their inspiring accounts and wise advice are accompanied by tips from psychiatrists for managing this difficult condition successfully.

The Pits And The Pendulum

Author : Brian Adams
ISBN : 1843101041
Genre : Psychology
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Spending a week doing nothing but exploring the possibilities of Lego, risking yet another job; impulsively sinking all his savings into impractical self-employment ventures; sleepless nights, gripped by the need to write - these are just some manifestations of the often damaging periods of manic, uninhibited energy of bipolar disorder.

Coping With Bipolar Disorder

Author : Steven Jones
ISBN : 9781780740119
Genre : Self-Help
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A guide to coping with bipolar disorder which offers information on all the key areas, including medication, dealing with stress, and using psychological techniques to cope with manic depression. "Coping with Bipolar Disorder" is designed specifically for sufferers of bipolar disorder, their carers, friends and families. It combines definitive coverage of the condition and information about treatment with an approach which encourages patients to manage their own psychological health using cognitive behaviour therapy, as well as the more traditional medication regimes. The result is a straightforward book that should empower sufferers, in addition to giving them necessary advice on such key areas as sleeping habits, coping with stress and anger, and relating to family and friends.

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