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Voices of Bipolar Disorder
The Healing Companion: Stories for Courage, Comfort and Strength
Heartbreaking and yet humorous, this inspirational collection includes personal stories from more than 40 diverse people who are living with bipolar disordera condition that affects some five million Americans. Each story reveals strategies used to cope with the varying symptomsfrom mania and depression to recklessness and listlessnessand offers insight into what it is like to have this mood instability disorder. Paired with essays from renowned medical researchers on the science of the disease and a comprehensive resources section on where to get help, these first-hand accounts illustrate the strength of the human spirit and offer the advice and encouragement essential to recovery. For those seeking bravery, consolation, strength, and understanding, this collection of stories is an invaluable and uplifting resource.
275 pages; ISBN 9781934184325
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- Academic > Health Sciences > Internal medicine > Psychosomatic medicine
- Self-Help > Mood Disorders
- Self-Help > Depression
- Psychology & Psychiatry > Mental Illness