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The Childhood Bipolar Disorder Answer Book : Answer Book - Tracy Anglada

The Childhood Bipolar Disorder Answer Book

Answer Book

Paperback Published: 9th February 2009
ISBN: 9781402211775
Number Of Pages: 304

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How does bipolar disorder affect learning? Is there a cure? Is this a fad diagnosis? How do I handle manipulation? How can I prevent relapses? Should I use alternative treatments? How can I parent effectively?

Co-written by a doctor and a mother whose children live with bipolar disorder, The Childhood Bipolar Disorder Answer Book explains confusing medical lingo and provides straightforward answers to all your pressing questions about treatment, parenting strategies, and everything else.

  • How is childhood bipolar disorder different from an adult onset?
  • What are the earliest symptoms?
  • Why is my child so irritable?
  • How young can these symptoms manifest?
  • Should all family members be evaluated for bipolar disorder?
  • Will my child lead a normal life?
Written in an easy-to-read Q&A format, The Childhood Bipolar Disorder Answer Book helps you understand and accept your child and develop a plan for success.

Acknowledgmentsp. v
Introductionp. vii
Understanding Childhood Bipolar Disorderp. 1
Spotting the Symptomsp. 17
Evaluation and Diagnosisp. 31
Working with Doctorsp. 49
Medication Trials and Tribulationsp. 67
Living with Medsp. 85
Complementary and Alternative Treatmentp. 103
Pros and Cons of Alternative Treatmentsp. 117
Learning and Developmentp. 131
Your Child at Schoolp. 147
Hospitalizationp. 167
Intense Parentingp. 185
Helping Your Child Find His Wayp. 207
Parental Emotionsp. 227
Teens and Difficult Behaviorsp. 245
The Path to Adulthoodp. 259
Reading Listsp. 273
No-Suicide Action Plan Templatep. 275
Action Plan Templatep. 276
Crisis Plan Templatep. 277
Self-Care Plan Templatep. 278
Child's Action Plan Templatep. 279
Glossaryp. 281
Referencesp. 297
Indexp. 302
About the Authorsp. 312
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ISBN: 9781402211775
ISBN-10: 1402211775
Series: Answer Book
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 9th February 2009
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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