Bipolar Disorder (OPL Human LIbrary 2013)
Annotation:This is a book intended for patients which spends a good deal of time on issues exclusive to the sufferer: how to come to terms with the diagnosis, whom to confide in, and how to recognize one's own mood swings
Annotation:This latest addition to the Healing Project's worthy "Voices Of" series collects the stories of 34 individuals with bipolar disease and their loved ones.
Annotation:Young adulthood is a time of transitions and life-altering decisions that can be difficult, especially if one is coping with a mental disability. The authors have particular experience with university students
Annotation:The author is a clinical psychologist who was inspired by her own experiences with the disorder, and who counsels readers about its impact on relationships
Annotation:Bipolar disorder is one of the most frequently diagnosed mental health illnesses in children, but can be harder to diagnose in children than adults and can often be misdiagnosed.
Annotation:This HBO documentary is a candid view of the overwhelming strains that families living with childhood mental illness endure, and how much remains unknown about bipolar disorder