Table of contents for The bipolar disorder survival guide : what you and your family need to know / David J. Miklowitz.


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Preface

I. The Diagnosis and Course of Bipolar Disorder

1. Why Do I Need This Book?
2. What Bipolar Disorder Looks Like--to You, to the Doctors, and to Everyone Else
3. Into the Doctor's Court: What to Expect from the Diagnostic Process
4. Is It an Illness or Is It Me?: Tips on Coping with the Diagnosis

II. Causes and Treatments

5. Where Does Bipolar Disorder Come From?: Genetics, Biology, and Stress
6. What Can Medication and Psychotherapy Do for Me?
7. Coming to Terms with Your Medication

III. Self-Management

8. How Can I Manage My Disorder?: Practical Ways to Maintain Wellness
9. What Can I Do If I Think I'm Getting Manic?
10. What Can I Do If I Think I'm Getting Depressed?
11. Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings
12. Coping Effectively in Family and Work Settings

Resources for People with Bipolar Disorder
Self-Rated Mood Chart
Self-Rated Social Rhythm Chart

References
Index
About the Author


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Manic-depressive illness Popular works