Loving someone with bipolar disorder: understanding and helping your partner

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New Harbinger Publications,
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c2012.
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2nd ed.
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English
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Maintaining a relationship is hard enough without the added challenges of your partner's bipolar disorder symptoms.Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder offers information and step-by-step advice for helping your partner manage mood swings and impulsive actions, allowing you to finally focus on enjoying your relationship while also taking time for yourself. This book explains the symptoms of your partner's disorder and offers strategies for preventing them and responding to these symptoms when they do occur.

This updated edition includes a new section about the medications your partner may be taking so that you can understand the side effects and help monitor his or her bipolar treatment. As a supportive partner, you deserve support yourself. This book will help you create a more balanced, fulfilling relationship.

Improve your relationship by learning how to:

* Identify your partner's symptom triggers so you can prevent episodes * Improve communication by stopping irrational "bipolar conversations" * Handle your partner's emotional ups and downs * Foster closeness and connection with your partner

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Full title loving someone with bipolar disorder understanding and helping your partner
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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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