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Author Aiken, Cara, 1964-

Title Family experiences of bipolar disorder : the ups, the downs and the bits in between / Cara Aiken ; foreword by Anne Farmer
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introducing bipolar disorder -- Living with bipolar disorder -- Parenting with bipolar disorder -- Growing up with a bipolar parent : the children's story -- Adult relationships and bipolar disorder -- Bipolar disorder and society -- Conclusion
Summary Bipolar disorder can be a devastating illness, seriously affecting not only the person with bipolar but also their children, partner, parents, family and friends. While most people are familiar with the terms 'manic depressive' and 'bipolar disorder', there remains a lack of real understanding about the illness and many sufferers and their families can feel helpless, alone and misunderstood. "Family Experiences of Bipolar Disorder" is a personal and honest account of bipolar disorder. The author Cara Aiken has lived with bipolar for 10 years, and in this book she gathers together her
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Aiken, Cara, 1964- -- Health.
Manic-depressive illness.
Manic-depressive persons -- Family relationships.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009050425
ISBN 0857003879 (electronic bk.)
9780857003874 (electronic bk.)