The Bipolar Teen
What You Can Do to Help Your Child and Your Family
Paperbacke-bookprint + e-book
November 16, 2007
Size: 6" x 9"
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Available worldwide from Guilford Press, except in the UK. To order in the UK contact Constable & Robinson.
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 practical 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 ways to manage chaos and relieve stress so everyone in your family—including siblings—can find stability, support, and peace of mind.