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Why Am I Up, Why Am I Down? : A Dell Mental Health Guide - Roger Granet

Why Am I Up, Why Am I Down?

A Dell Mental Health Guide

Paperback

Published: 10th August 1999
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Violent mood swings...suicidal feelings...unpredictable behavior...

Is your life a roller coaster of highs and lows? Do your moods vacillate between profound sadness and euphoria?

If so, you may be suffering from bipolar disorder, a complex illness that involves the mood centers of the brain and affects as many as two million Americans. Since bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed as major depression, an accurate diagnosis is crucial to understanding and managing this often chronic condition. Now this sensitive, authoritative guide explains the challenging nature of bipolar disorder and how to get the right kind of treatment to minimize or prevent future episodes of this devastating illness. Find out:

What causes bipolar disorder and who is at risk
The symptoms of both manic and depressive episodes and their common triggers
How to get the very specific kind of help you need and why early diagnosis is your best bet for successful treatment
The latest facts on successfully managing bipolar disorder...why alternative therapies such as meditation and hypnotherapy can actually be dangerous to bipolar sufferers...plus news from the front lines of research

ISBN: 9780440234654
ISBN-10: 0440234654
Series: A Dell Mental Health Guide
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 10th August 1999
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.4 x 10.7  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.13
Edition Number: 1