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The Ups And Downs Of Raising A Bipolar Child

Author : Judith Lederman
ISBN : 1416590374
Genre : Family & Relationships
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HELP IS HERE Bipolar disorder has recently been identified as one of the most misunderstood and underdiagnosed conditions affecting children -- and it is dramatically on the rise. The Ups and Downs of Raising a Bipolar Child gives parents the sound advice and expert information they need to cope with this challenging diagnosis, and shows how to provide essential care and support for a bipolar child as well as for the rest of the family.

Mommy I M Still In Here

Author : Kate McLaughlin
ISBN : 9781933016726
Genre : Medical
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Mommy I'm Still In Here clarifies myths and misunderstandings about bipolar disorder through the lives of Kate McLaughlin’s two teenaged children and provides vital information to a public frequently misled by sensationalist media and inaccurate Hollywood portrayals. This book supports, educates, and informs the reader, offering hope and encouragement.

Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

Author : Candida Fink
ISBN : 9781118054550
Genre : Psychology
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What Works For Bipolar Kids

Author : Mani Pavuluri
ISBN : 1606238507
Genre : Psychology
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It may be hard to believe your child will ever get better, but kids with bipolar disorder can and do lead healthy, stable lives. In this compassionate and optimistic book, expert clinician and renowned researcher Mani Pavuluri delivers information, advice, and proven strategies that empower you to deal with the challenges of bipolar disorder and help your child get well. Drawing on 20 years of experience with bipolar kids and their families, she provides solidly researched strategies for reducing or eliminating problems with mania, aggression, sleep disturbances, depression, and other issues. You’ll discover practical ways to handle crises at home and in school, work with professionals to find an effective combination of medicine and psychotherapy, and cultivate a supportive community of friends and peers for your child. Dr. Pavuluri also helps you deal with the stress that comes with parenting, so you can maintain your poise, focus on the positive, and be a powerful advocate for your child. Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award

Bipolar Kids

Author : Rosalie Greenberg
ISBN : 0738211133
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Once considered an adult illness, bipolar disorder is one of the fastest growing categories in child psychiatry, touching the lives of an estimated one million children. But often it goes misdiagnosed, and kids can be prescribed medication that only worsens the condition. With her twenty-five years' experience, child psychiatrist Rosalie Greenberg offers parents and professionals alike an innovative approach to help bipolar youngsters locate that elusive inner calm. Gathering stories from families on the front lines, she shows parents how best to navigate the peaks and valleys of the disorder, addresses family relationships, and guides parents in making meaningful choices about their child's education and treatment options. A masterful book that recognizes the brilliance and creativity in bipolar kids, it will give hope that every child can, with the proper interventions, lead a full, productive life.

The Bipolar Teen

Author : David J. Miklowitz
ISBN : 9781606237588
Genre : Psychology
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If your teen has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder--or your child’s moods seem out of control--Dr. David Miklowitz can help. The bestselling author of The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide has tailored his proven treatment approach to meet the specific needs of teens and their families. The Bipolar Teen provides practical tools you can use to make home life manageable again. You’ll learn to spot the differences between normal teenage behavior and the telltale symptoms of mania and depression. Together with your child’s doctors, you’ll be able to strike a healthy balance between medication and psychotherapy, recognize and respond to the early warning signs of an oncoming episode, and collaborate effectively with school personnel. Like no other resource available, this powerful book delivers ways to manage chaos and relieve stress so everyone in your family--including siblings--can find stability, support, and peace of mind.

Your Child Does Not Have Bipolar Disorder

Author : Stuart L. Kaplan
ISBN : 9780313381348
Genre : Health & Fitness
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An eminent child psychiatrist provides an insider's, whistle-blowing perspective on the promotion of a diagnostic entity that does not exist. * Arresting case histories * A reference section

Helping Parents And Teachers Understand Medications For Behavioral And Emotional Problems

Author : Edited by Mina K. Dulcan M.D.
ISBN : 9781585625062
Genre : Medical
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Now in its fourth edition, Helping Parents and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems is an extremely useful and user-friendly compendium of information sheets for parents and teachers of children and adolescents who are being prescribed medications for psychiatric disorders. The book is designed for a diverse audience of psychiatrists, pediatricians, and neurologists, as well as for schools, therapists, and libraries. Individual information sheets on specific medications prescribed for the child or adolescent patient can be downloaded, printed, and given to parents and teachers to help them understand the drug's purpose, possible side effects, potential interactions with food and medications, and other factors. This new edition has been thoroughly updated, and the number of drugs covered has been expanded by more than 20% over the previous edition. Written in an accessible style that laypeople will find easy to understand, Helping Parents and Teachers Understand Medications for Behavioral and Emotional Problems provides accurate and timely information that promotes understanding and helps ensure patient adherence and safety.

Pediatric Bipolar Spectrum Disorders

Author : Elizabeth Burney Hamilton
ISBN : 9781944749347
Genre : Psychology
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This book provides an evidence-based framework to address the unique challenges faced by children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders. Content is targeted towards psychologists, psychiatrists, and allied professionals. Chapters focus on differential diagnoses, co-morbid disorders, evaluation techniques, and intervention strategies grounded in current research. Case histories are provided to illustrate the complex issues of this specialized population. Multiple resources and links are included for professionals to utilize within their clinical practice.

Mind Race

Author : Patrick E. Jamieson
ISBN : 019972847X
Genre : Medical
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The life of a person with bipolar disorder can be tumultuous. Imagine living in a world divided into many parts: one is fast-paced, frantic, energetic--you are at the top of your game and feeling invincible; another is so bleak and dark that even the simple task of going to the store requires Herculean effort. Now imagine a third: going about your daily routing when another manifestation, the mixed state, combines these symptoms simultaneously. This is just a glimpse into the world of a person with bipolar disorder Many people diagnosed with this disorder are adolescents: young people who often feel isolated, unsure of who to talk to, or where to turn for help or answers. Having been diagnosed with the disorder at age fifteen, Patrick Jamieson knows firsthand the highs and lows and bring his experiences to bear in Mind Race: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Bipolar Disorder, the first in the Annenberg Mental Health Initiative series written specifically for teenagers and young adults. Mind Race is a first-person account, aimed at teens who have recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, informative in a compassionate, good-humored, yet authoritative manner. Jamieson discusses his own challenges and triumphs, and offers advice on dealing with developing symptoms such as how to recognize the beginning of a mood shift. In accessible language, he presents the latest in scientific research on the disorder, treatment options, and how to cope with side effects of different medications. He includes a detailed F.A.Q. that answers the questions a newly diagnosed adolescent is likely to have, and also offers suggestions on how to communicate with friends and family about the bipolar experience. With Mind Race, Jamieson offers hope to teens and young adults living with bipolar disorder, helping them to navigate and overcome their challenges so they can lead a full and rewarding life.

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