The Bipolar Teen: What You Can Do to Help Your Child and Your Family

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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 practical tools you can use to make home life manageable again. You’ll learn to spot the differences between normal teenage behavior and the telltale symptoms of mania and depression. Together with your child’s doctors, you’ll be able to strike a healthy balance between medication and psychotherapy, recognize and respond to the early warning signs of an oncoming episode, and collaborate effectively with school personnel. Like no other resource available, this powerful book delivers ways to manage chaos and relieve stress so everyone in your family--including siblings--can find stability, support, and peace of mind.
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About the author

David J. Miklowitz, PhD, an award-winning researcher, is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Medicine, and Senior Clinical Researcher at Oxford University. He also directs the Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program at the UCLA Semel Institute. The author or editor of influential books for professionals on understanding and treating bipolar disorder, as well as the bestselling Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Dr. Miklowitz lives in Los Angeles.
Elizabeth L. George, PhD, is coinvestigator with Dr. Miklowitz on the Colorado Family Project and a psychologist with a private practice based in Boulder.


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Publisher
Guilford Press
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Published on
Nov 16, 2007
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Pages
356
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ISBN
9781606237588
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Language
English
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Genres
Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Medical / Psychiatry / Child & Adolescent
Psychology / Psychopathology / Bipolar Disorder
Psychology / Psychotherapy / Child & Adolescent
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