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Bipolar Disorder for Dummies (Paperback) (M.D. Candida Fink & Joe Kraynak)

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Bipolar disorder affects up to 4 million people in the United States and is the fifth leading cause of disability worldwide.

When one receives the diagnosis that they or a loved one has bipolar disorder, it can be a time of fear and worry.Since the first edition in August 2005, Bipolar Disorder For Dummies became one of the most reassuring and successful guides on the shelf, but over the years there have been changes in the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of bipolar disorder. This new edition will include new and updated content on:

  • Genetics, biochemistry, and imaging studies relevant to bipolar
  • Expanded coverage on how to handle the high costs of treatment, and supporting a loved one (who may not want help)
  • Medications and treatment options, including DSM-5, ECT, and TMS
  • Diagnosis in children = Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)
  • Added coverage on special populations (how bipolar affects different groups, like women and various ethnic groups and special populations, like seniors and expectant moms
Number of Pages: 384
Genre: Psychology
Sub-Genre: Psychopathology / Manic-Depressive Illness
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: M.D. Candida Fink & Joe Kraynak
Language: English
Street Date: November 9, 2015
TCIN: 50098626
UPC: 9781119121862
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-2891
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