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The bipolar teen: What you can do to help your child and your family

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Miklowitz, David J., George, Elizabeth, L. New York, NY: The Guilford Press , 2008. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
CD 304 MIK 2008
This book helps parents understand how bipolar disorder is diagnosed in adolescents, how to find the right treatment, and what the whole family can do to manage. Based on Miklowitz's evidence-based family-focused treatment model, it provides practical strategies for recognizing and responding to t…
Title
The bipolar teen: What you can do to help your child and your family
Author
Miklowitz, David J.
George, Elizabeth, L.
Place
New York, NY
Publisher
The Guilford Press
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Softcover: 356 p.
Topics
Manic-Depression. Bipolar Disorder
Young Adults-Mental Health. Psychology
Abstract
This book helps parents understand how bipolar disorder is diagnosed in adolescents, how to find the right treatment, and what the whole family can do to manage. Based on Miklowitz's evidence-based family-focused treatment model, it provides practical strategies for recognizing and responding to the early warning signs of a manic or depressive episode; teaching youth to deal with symptoms and maintain wellness; solving medication problems; reducing family stress; minimizing the risks of suicide; and collaborating with doctors, therapists, and schools. Includes reproducible worksheets and forms.
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Table of Contents:
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I. Understanding Bipolar Disorder in Teens
1. "What's Happening to My Teenager?"
2. A Close Look at the Symptoms
3. Getting an Accurate Diagnosis
4. Living with Bipolar Disorder: What Your Family Can Expect
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II. Treating Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
5. "How Did My Teenager Get This Illness?"
6. Medications for Bipolar Disorder in Teens
7. How Psychotherapy Can Help Your Teenager and Your Family
8. Helping Your Teen Accept Ongoing Medication Treatment
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III. Helping Your Teen Stay Well
9. Family Management and Coping
10. Tools and Tactics for Preventing Mood Episodes
11. What to Do When Mania Begins
12. How to Handle Depression
13. Dealing with Suicidal Thinking and Behavior
14. Helping Your Teen Do Well at School
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Resources
ISBN
9781593853181
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
CD 304 MIK 2008
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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