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Author Pavuluri, Mani N.

Title What works for bipolar kids : help and hope for parents / Mani Pavuluri ; foreword by Susan Resko
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2008]


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Description xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The facts and fundamentals : knowing the playground -- Treatment that can help your child and your family : finding the solutions -- Pulling it all together into strategies for specific situations : wisdom that gets you centered
Summary "In this compassionate and optimistic book, expert clinician and renowned researcher Mani Pavuluri delivers information, advice, and proven strategies that empower you to deal with the challenges of bipolar disorder and help your child get well. Drawing on 20 years of experience with bipolar kids and their families, she provides solidly researched strategies for reducing or eliminating problems with mania, aggression, sleep disturbances, depression, and other issues." "You'll discover practical ways to handle crises at home and in school, work with professionals to find an effective combination of medicine and psychotherapy, and cultivate a supportive community of friends and peers for your child. Dr. Pavuluri also helps you deal with the frustration that comes with parenting, so you can maintain your poise, focus on the positive, and be a powerful advocate for your child."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-264) and index
Subject Manic-depressive illness in children -- Popular works.
LC no. 2008002168
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