A no-nonsense guide to living with bipolar disorder, combining practical advice and the author's lived experience.
Shining a light on mania, depression and everything in between, this no-nonsense guide to life with bipolar disorder gives advice on how to manage the condition and work towards stability.
Drawing on her own experiences, Katie Conibear discusses the realities of life with bipolar and shares practical tips and advice. She explains different symptoms, including mania, hypomania, psychosis and depression, and gives advice on managing relationships, facing stigma and discrimination and learning to be comfortable with stability. The book also contains a chapter on how friends, family and caregivers can support someone with bipolar practically.
Whether you suspect you have bipolar disorder, have been recently diagnosed or have been living with the condition for many years, this honest but hopeful guide is a must read.
Katie Conibear has lived with bipolar disorder for many years. In this no-nonsense guide, she explains the realities of bipolar - discussing the impact of depression, mania, hypomania and psychosis - and gives advice and tips on managing the condition. Honest, yet hopeful, it is ideal for anyone living with bipolar or their family and friends.
- 192 pages
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers (3/18/21)
- 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.7 inches