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The Bipolar Teen

What You Can Do to Help Your Child and Your Family

by David J. Miklowitz; Elizabeth L. George


If your teen has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder-or your child's moods seem out of control-Dr. David Miklowitz can help. The bestselling author of The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide has tailored his proven treatment approach to meet the specific needs of teens and their families. The Bipolar Teen provides tools you can use to make home life manageable again. You'll learn to spot the differences between normal teenage behavior and the telltale symptoms of mania and depression. Together with your child's doctors, you'll be able to strike a healthy balance between medication and psychotherapy, recognize and respond to the early warning signs of an oncoming episode, and collaborate effectively with school personnel. Like no other resource available, this powerful book delivers practical ways to manage chaos and relieve stress so everyone in your family-including siblings-can find stability, support, and peace of mind. Book jacket.

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Copyright year 2008
ISBN-13 9781593853181
ISBN-10 1593853181
Class Copyright
Publisher Guilford Publications Incorporated
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 356
Length of Recording 17
Shelf No. JJ958
Ages 11 - 19