The bipolar teen : what you can do to help your child and your family / David J. Miklowitz, Elizabeth L. George.
Contributor(s): George, Elizabeth L. (Elizabeth Levergood)Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2008Description: xii, 356 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9781593853181 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1593853181 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781593855963 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1593855966 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Manic-depressive illness in adolescence -- Popular worksDDC classification: 616.89/500835 LOC classification: RJ506.D4 | M55 2008Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information
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|Book||MHERC Bipolar Disorder||616.89/500835 (Browse shelf)||Available||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 tools you can use to make home life manageable again.||A40244032|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-348) and index.
What's happening to my teenager? -- A close look at the symptoms -- Getting an accurate diagnosis -- Living with bipolar disorder: what your family can expect -- How did my teenager get this illness? -- Medications for bipolar disorder in teens -- How psychotherapy can help your teenager and your family -- Helping your teen accept ongoing medication treatment -- Family management and coping -- Tools and tactics for preventing mood episodes -- What to do when mania begins -- How to handle depression -- Dealing with suicidal thinking and behavior -- Tackling the school environment.
Pt. I. Understanding Bipolar Disorder in Teens -- 1. "What's Happening to My Teenager?" -- 2. A Close Look at the Symptoms -- 3. Getting an Accurate Diagnosis -- 4. Living with Bipolar Disorder: What Your Family Can Expect -- Pt. II. Treating Adolescent Bipolar Disorder -- 5. "How Did My Teenager Get This Illness?" -- 6. Medications for Bipolar Disorder in Teens -- 7. How Psychotherapy Can Help Your Teenager and Your Family -- 8. Helping Your Teen Accept Ongoing Medication Treatment -- Pt. III. Helping Your Teen Stay Well -- 9. Family Management and Coping -- 10. Tools and Tactics for Preventing Mood Episodes -- 11. What to Do When Mania Begins -- 12. How to Handle Depression -- 13. Dealing with Suicidal Thinking and Behavior -- 14. Tackling the School Environment.
"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 tools you can use to make home life manageable again." "Easy-to-use worksheets and checklists will help you and your teen identify problem areas and develop strategies for dealing with challenges before they get out of hand. Like no other resource available, this powerful book delivers practical ways CO manage chaos and relieve stress so everyone in your family - including siblings - can find stability, support, and peace of mind."--BOOK JACKET.