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The Bipolar Workbook: Tools for Controlling Your Mood Swings (Second Edition)

 MSRP: $21.95  Format: Paperback  Author: Monica Basco  Category: Adults (18-64), Bipolar Disorder, Cognitive Behavior Therapy  Publisher: Guilford Press  Published: 2015  ISBN: 1462520235  ISBN-13: 978-1462520237  Book Site

Living with bipolar disorder is a lifelong challenge. Those who struggle with the illness have to learn effective ways to control their mood swings, avoid relapse, and get the most from medication-based treatments. This workbook delivers a hands-on resource that gives sufferers the edge they need. Based on proven cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques, the book offers a variety of tools that enable readers to recognize the early warning signs of an oncoming episode, develop plans for withstanding the seductive pull of manic episodes, and escape the paralysis of depression. Specific chapters address key challenges at various stages, from overcoming denial of the initial diagnosis to fine-tuning treatments and maintaining gains.

About the Author(s)

Monica Basco

Monica Ramirez Basco, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert in cognitive-behavioral therapy, a clinical psychologist, and a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. She is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at Arlington and a Scientific...

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