Loving someone with bipolar disorder: understanding and helping your partner
This fully revised and updated second edition of the bestselling Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder discusses all aspects of readers' relationships with bipolar partners: work, money, sex, medications and their side effects, therapeutic treatments, and more.
Also called manic depressive disorder, bipolar disorder can cause extreme mood swings, and people who suffer from this disorder can alternate between manic and depressed behavior without much warning.
Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition, builds on the practical advice offered in the original book by offering critical new information on the medications that are sometimes prescribed to manage bipolar disorder symptoms. Readers will learn how their partners may be affected by medication and what side effects they can expect. Because readers serve an important role in managing and monitoring their partner's medication, this information is essential to supporting the treatment of people with bipolar disorder.
Readers discover how to better communicate with their partners, manage their own emotional responses to partners' mood swings, and deal with problems relating to work, money, and sex. Although this guide is written for the romantic partner of an individual with bipolar disorder, thousands of friends and family members of people with bipolar disorder have also found its realistic and practical advice endlessly useful.
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|display_description||Bipolar disorder is characterized by alternating periods of dramatically manic behavior and episodes of extreme sadness and hopelessness, often with periods of normalcy in between. Those close to bipolar individuals may experience feelings of fear, loss, and anxiety and a constant uncertainty about the bipolar individual's mood.Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder is the first of its kind: written to the partner of a bipolar individual and designed to mend strained relationships. If your partner suffers from bipolar disorder, use this book to learn how to negotiate his or her episodic crises. Find out how to recognize a bipolar conversation. Survive the financial turbulence manic spending may cause. Deal with problematic sexual issues. Know when to call for help. All of the tactics in this book work to offer relief and engender a greater sense of stability.Understand that the ultimate goal of this book, the development of a peaceful and loving relationship, is absolutely achievable with patience and good advice.|
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|subject_facet||Electronic books, Manic-depressive illness, Manic-depressive illness -- Popular works, Manic-depressive persons -- Family relationships, Manic-depressive persons -- Family relationships -- Popular works|
|title_display||Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner|
|title_full||Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner / Julie A. Fast, John D. Preston, Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding and helping your partner [electronic resource] / Julie A. Fast, John D. Preston, Loving someone with bipolar disorder [electronic resource] : understanding and helping your partner / Julie A. Fast and John D. Preston|
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|title_sub||understanding and helping your partner|
|topic_facet||Family relationships, Manic-depressive illness, Manic-depressive persons|