Mastering Bipolar Disorder

Mastering Bipolar Disorder

Edited By
Kerrie Eyers & Gordon Parker

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Mastering Bipolar Disorder gathers personal stories from the real experts: people with bipolar disorder. They share inspiring and sometimes amusing accounts of their experiences of bipolar episodes, and wise advice on ways of managing the highs and lows on a daily basis.

They cover all aspects of bipolar disorder, from first symptoms and diagnosis, to times when the disorder is more or less under control. They emphasise the importance of personal strategies such as exercise and support networks alongside medication and professional assistance.

With tips from clinicians and the latest research, Mastering Bipolar Disorder offers tested and proven solutions to help everyone with bipolar disorder and their families experience a better quality of life..

ABOUT THE EDITORS, KERRIE EYERS AND GORDON PARKER

Gordon Parker MD, PhD, DSc, FRANZCP, FASSA is Scientia Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales and Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute. He is a renowned researcher with over 30 years’ experience with mood disorders, and is author of Dealing with Depression: A common sense guide to mood disorders.

Kerrie Eyers MA (Psych), DipEd, MPH, MAPS is a psychologist, teacher and editor with many years’ experience in mental health, based at the Black Dog Institute, Sydney.

Gordon Parker and Kerrie Eyers are co-editors of Journeys with the Black Dog and Mastering Bipolar Disorder.

Gordon Parker was an inaugural Patron of depressioNet and remains a Patron for our new dNet.  He is passionate about finding solutions to the challenges of treating depressive illnesses and importantly, maintains a private consulting practice as he understands the need to always remain connected to the individual when conducting reseach on larger populations.  A wonderful man we are proud to have supporting us!.

HOW TO BUY?

You can purchase ‘Mastering Bipolar Disorder’ directly from our dNet for $25.00 (inc p&h)!   Justsend us an email and we will organise it directly with you.
It is also available from all major bookshops in Australia.

Published by:  Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 978-1-74175-546-6

BOOK REVIEWS

A great insight from a sufferer’s perspective I hope people draw strength from reading how others deal with this condition. You can see that it is a constant battle living with bipolar, but with the right help and self-management the disorder can be controlled.’

Andrew Johns, former Australian Rugby League captain

This book takes you inside the experience of learning to tame bipolar disorder. It and offers a message of hope. It is essential reading, not only for health professionals and people with bipolar disorder, but also for those of us who love someone living with this misunderstood condition.

– Julie McCrossin, journalist and broadcaster

A great insight from a sufferer’s perspective – I hope people drawer strength from reading how others deal with this conndition.  ou can see that it is a constant battle living with bipolar, but with the right help and self-management the disorder can be controlled.

– Andrew Johns, former Australian Rugby League Champion

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