About Bipolar Bisorder
the Promise: Transforming Mental Health Care in America
(2003). The Presidents New Freedom Commission on Mental Health.
7 Steps to Wellness (2008),Jane
Mountain, MD. This book is about the Street Knowledge of living with
bipolar disorder on a daily basis. It focuses on you
Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy
(2002), Cory F. Newman, Robert L Leahy, Aaron T. Beck, Noreen A.
Reilly-Harrington and Laszlo Gyulai. A textbook for therapists.
Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach
(1997), David Miklowitz and Michael J. Goldstein. Written for
clinicians: includes rationale for therapy approach and description of
techniques with handouts to use in therapy sessions. FFT is an evidence
based psychotherapy for bipolar disorder.
Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families
(1999), Francis Mark Mondimore, MD. An excellent book that covers all
the bases, historical and clinical about bipolar disorder. Advanced
Disorder: Insights for Recovery
(2003), Jane Mountain, MD. Written especially for those with bipolar
disorder and their family members. A basic, easy to read book with
Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide
(2002), David J. Miklowitz, PhD. Written for individuals and families
challenged by bipolar.
Disorders: A Guide to Helping Children & Adults (2000),
Guidebook: Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, Behavioral HealthCare
(2004). This is the work of the BHI Bipolar Think Tank. Written for
clinicians, it is easy to understand for all. It includes guidelines
for diagnosing bipolar disorder and a review of the three evidence
based psychotherapies for bipolar disorder. A toolbox of screening and
assessment tools is included. Download for free from www.bhicares.org.
Go to Mental Health Education, then to visit their bipolar toolbox.
Therapy for Bipolar Disorder (1996),
Monica Ramirez Basco and A. John Rush. This is a textbook for
clinicians. CBT is an evidence based psychotherapy for bipolar disorder.
Hypomania Handbook: The Challenge of
Elevated Mood (2007), Christopher M
Well With Depression And Bipolar Disorder: What Your Doctor Doesn't
Tell You...That You Need To Know (2006),
John McManamy. This is a must-read for those with bipolar disorder and
their family members. Mr McManamy is the publisher of the award-winning
McMan's Depression an Bipolar Weekly and
www.mcmanweb.com. His book is comprehensive and well written.
Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
(1999), Department of Health and Human Services. Also subsequent
reports on mental health. This can be found on the internet and
downloaded for free or ordered from any U.S. Government Printing
Office. Describing the broad spectrum of mental health and its effect
on public health in general. A must-read for those who want to learn
basic knowledge about the state of mental health in America.
Mental Health Medication: The Practitioners Guide (2003),
Christopher M. Doran, MD. Different from most medication guides in that
it contains clinical tips and talking points to use with patients and
tips for those in primary care.
Bipolar Disorder: A Clinicians Guide to Interpersonal and Social Rhythm
Elen Frank. Written for clinicians, this book is a valuable resource
for understanding the personal impact of bipolar disorder and finding
interventions for daily living. IPSRT is an evidence based
psychotherapy for bipolar disorder.
Goes Up_Surviving the Manic Episode of a Loved One
(2005), Judy Eron. Written to encourage those living with mania
affecting someone loved, this book is a beautiful love story that
brings understanding of a destructive life experience with mania.