Surviving Manic Depression
A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families and Providers
Surviving Manic Depression by E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.
Book DescriptionSurviving Manic Depression is the most comprehensive, up-to-date book on the disorder that affects more than two million people in the United States alone. Based on the latest research, it provides detailed coverage of every aspect of the disorder.All aspects of the disease are addressed: symptoms, with many direct descriptions from patients themselves, risk factors, onset and cause, medications (including drugs still in the testing stage), causes, psychotherapy, and rehabilitation and how the disease affects children and adolescents. Here too are discussions of special problems related to manic-depressive disorder, including alcohol and drug abuse, violent behavior, medication noncompliance, suicide, sex, AIDS, and confidentiality. Surviving Manic Depression also includes special features such as a listing of selected websites, videotapes, and other resources.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465086641
(203mm x 135mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - E. Fuller Torrey, M.D.
E. Fuller Torrey, M.D., is president of the Treatment Advocacy Center and Executive Director of the Stanley Foundation Research Programs. He is also Professor of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. His books include Schizophrenia and Manic-Depressive Disorder, Out of the Shadows, Nowhere to Go, and Surviving Schizophrenia. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Michael B. Knable, D.O., is Medical Director of the Stanley Foundation Research Programs and is Clinical Instructor in Neurology and Psychiatry at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
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