Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Janelle M. Caponigro MA, Erica H. Lee MA, Sheri L Johnson

By Janelle M. Caponigro MA, Erica H. Lee MA, Sheri L Johnson PhD, Ann M. Kring PhD

Bipolar affliction is not just some of the most tough psychological well-being matters to regard, but additionally some of the most stigmatized and misunderstood. For those purposes, a prognosis of bipolar is an incredible turning aspect in a person’s lifestyles. Bipolar affliction: A advisor for the Newly Diagnosed helps readers technique their analysis, come to a decision who to inform, and realize the remedies and way of life adjustments which could aid deal with their indicators. This e-book deals wish and help for the newly clinically determined with out overwhelming them with extraneous info. The booklet covers office concerns, the right way to notice bipolar triggers, how to define help, operating with the remedy workforce, and working with the phobia and stigma surrounding the prognosis. an individual who has been clinically determined with bipolar will have fun with having this easy-to-use reference to hand to assist them comprehend extra in regards to the condition.

This ebook has been offered The organization for Behavioral and Cognitive remedies Self-Help Seal of benefit — an award bestowed on awesome self-help books which are in step with cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) rules and that comprise scientifically established thoughts for overcoming psychological healthiness problems. Used by myself or together with remedy, our books supply strong instruments readers can use to jump-start alterations of their lives.

This e-book is part of New Harbinger courses' Guides for the Newly Diagnosed sequence. The sequence was once created to assist those who have lately been clinically determined with a psychological overall healthiness situation. Our aim is to provide uncomplicated assets that offer solutions to universal questions readers could have after receiving a prognosis, in addition to evidence-based recommendations to assist them take care of and deal with their situation, on the way to come back to residing a extra balanced life.

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This will help ensure that your treatment team works closely together to provide the best care.  If members of your treatment team don’t work in the same place, it’s a good idea to provide written permission for members of your treatment team to talk to each other.  The goal is to work with people you feel comfortable with who are also able to help you navigate the variety of available treatment options so you can make informed decisions about your health care. Finding the treatment providers who are right for you can take time, but 28 Receiving a Diagnosis and Finding Help in a way this is good news because it means you have a lot of options.

1995), which means that 70 to 80 percent of the risk of developing bipolar disorder is genetic. It also means that about 20 to 30 percent of the risk of developing bipolar disorder is driven by factors other than genes. We know that bipolar disorder involves many genes, but researchers are still trying to identify the particular combinations of genes involved. Therefore, it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of developing this illness for a particular person. Bipolar disorder is thought to result from a combination of genetic vulnerabilities and environmental influences.

Genetics and neurotransmitters can be scary topics to learn about; people sometimes feel like this information implies that they have no control over their moods or their lives. Some people also mistakenly believe that because bipolar disorder has a strong genetic component, it cannot be helped. This isn’t true. By making it a priority to learn more about your illness and by doing things like reading this book, you are taking charge of your life and learning skills to manage the illness and stay healthy.

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