Positive Parenting for Bipolar Kids: How to Identify, Treat, Manage, and Rise to the Challenge

Drawing from their professional experience and sharing stories of families in their practices, child psychiatrist janet Wozniak and psychiatric nurse Mary Ann McDonnell guide you in how to:•Navigate the “diagnosis tangle” to ensure accurate identification of the disorder•Communicate effectively with doctors, encouragement, teachers, and counselors•Find allies and choose a treatment team•Help your family cope From medication to coping strategies, this accessible book offers the most up-to-date information as well as inspiration, and invaluable wisdom for all involved.

The definitive resource on how to identify, and thrive with a Bipolar ChildMore than three million American children suffer from some form of bipolar disorder, Treat, a life-impairing illness that can cause wild mood swings and even episodes of rage. But as a parent, moody child and one facing serious mental illness? where do you turn if your child’s tantrums and meltdowns are wreaking havoc? For families as well as professionals, can you tell the difference between a temperamental, here is the only book on early-onset bipolar disorder written by pediatric specialists who combine clinical care and research.

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The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder, Third Edition

In this edition, a greatly expanded education chapter describes all the changes in educational law due to the 2004 reauthorization of IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and offers a multitude of ideas for parents and educators to help the children feel more comfortable in the academic environment.

The papoloses comprehensively detail the diagnosis, explain how to find good treatment and medications, and advise parents about ways to advocate effectively for their children in school. Now, with more than 200, 000 copies sold, the first book about early-onset bipolar disorder is completely revised and expanded.

Bipolar disorder—manic depression—was once thought to be rare in children. Included in these pages is information on promising new drugs, greater insight into the special concerns of teenagers, and additional sections on the impact of the illness on the family. Why? bipolar disorder manifests itself differently in children than in adults, and in children there is an overlap of symptoms with other childhood psychiatric disorders.

In addition, an entirely new chapter focuses on major advances taking place in the field of molecular genetics and offers hope that researchers will better understand the illness and develop more targeted and easier-to-tolerate medicines. The bipolar child is rich with the voices of parents, siblings, and the children themselves, opening up the long-closed world of the families struggling with this condition.

Now researchers are discovering not only that bipolar disorder can begin early in life, but that it is much more common than ever imagined. As a result, ” “obsessive-compulsive disorder, these kids may be labeled with any of a number of psychiatric conditions: “ADHD, ” “depression, ” “oppositional defiant disorder, ” or “generalized anxiety disorder.

What Works for Bipolar Kids: Help and Hope for Parents

It may be hard to believe your child will ever get better, but kids with bipolar disorder can and do lead healthy, stable lives. Dr. Winner--american journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award Used book in Good Condition. You’ll discover practical ways to handle crises at home and in school, work with professionals to find an effective combination of medicine and psychotherapy, and cultivate a supportive community of friends and peers for your child.

. In this compassionate and optimistic book, advice, expert clinician and renowned researcher Mani Pavuluri delivers information, and proven strategies that empower you to deal with the challenges of bipolar disorder and help your child get well. Pavuluri also helps you deal with the stress that comes with parenting, focus on the positive, so you can maintain your poise, and be a powerful advocate for your child.

Drawing on 20 years of experience with bipolar kids and their families, she provides solidly researched strategies for reducing or eliminating problems with mania, depression, aggression, sleep disturbances, and other issues.

Brandon and the Bipolar Bear: A Story for Children with Bipolar Disorder Revised Edition

Used book in Good Condition. Brandon and the bipolar bear has increased understanding and awareness of this serious illness for the past decade and will continue to do so in the coming years. By reading the pages of this beloved book, children and adults alike receive a rare glimpse into the private feelings and fears of a bipolar child.

This story is appropriate for children between 4 and 11 years of age. Brandon and the Bipolar Bear is the winner of the About. Com 2011 reader's choice Award for Favorite Special-Needs Children's Book. The book provides comfort as Brandon learns that he is not the only one who struggles with this inner turmoil.

Children are educated along with the character as he learns what the illness is, how people get it and why there is hope for him to feel better. Children with bipolar disorder frequently are able to identify with Brandon's moods as he cycles between depression and mania. When symptoms differ from those of the character, reading the book still opens dialogue about the illness.

However, teachers, health care workers, it will also be indispensable to parents, grandparents and anyone else who cares about a child with bipolar disorder.

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

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. David Miklowitz can help. Used book in Good Condition. 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, support, this powerful book delivers ways to manage chaos and relieve stress so everyone in your family--including siblings--can find stability, and peace of mind. If your teen has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder--or your child’s moods seem out of control--Dr. You’ll learn to spot the differences between normal teenage behavior and the telltale symptoms of mania and depression.

The bipolar teen provides practical tools you can use to make home life manageable again.

Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with Bipolar Disorder: Innovative Parenting and Counseling Techniques for Helping Children with Bipolar Disorder and the Conditions that May Occur with It

At the same time, it emphasizes the positive qualities these children often have and illustrates how their gifts and abilities can build their self-esteem and help them function better in society. He delivers a well written and interesting book that provides realistic solutions to difficult problems, and hope to families of these exceptional children.

Metapsychology online reviewUp until five years ago, the professional community did not think that Bipolar Disorder occurred in children. Children with symptoms of bipolar Disorder were diagnosed as 'severe ADHD', 'depressed' or 'Oppositional Defiant'. This book explains the biological causes and helps to seperate the symptoms from those of other conditions including, Tourettes, Aspergers and ADHD, whilst acknowledging that the conditions can appear as co-morbid in some children.

Full of practical help and support george Lynn discusses various case histories and how to cope as a parent, along with a guide to help the child learn strategies to live with Bipolar. Adders. Org'the author, george lynn, is a certified medical health counselor who has pioneered the usage of psychotherapy for adults and children with neuropsychological issues.

He also explains what characteristics the disorders have in common and how they differ from each other. The author draws on his experience as a counselor to describe the symptoms of Bipolar Disorder and Bipolar Disorder co-existing with Asperger's Syndrome, Tourette's Disorder or ADHD. A definitve guide covering all aspects of Bipolar in children, from spotting the symptoms to getting the correct interventions to help cope with the condition.

Bipolar Kids: Helping Your Child Find Calm in the Mood Storm

Once considered an adult illness, bipolar disorder is one of the fastest growing categories in child psychiatry, touching the lives of an estimated one million children. But often it goes misdiagnosed, and kids can be prescribed medication that only worsens the condition. With her twenty-five years' experience, child psychiatrist Rosalie Greenberg offers parents and professionals alike an innovative approach to help bipolar youngsters locate that elusive inner calm.

A masterful book that recognizes the brilliance and creativity in bipolar kids, with the proper interventions, it will give hope that every child can, lead a full, productive life. Used book in Good Condition. Gathering stories from families on the front lines, addresses family relationships, she shows parents how best to navigate the peaks and valleys of the disorder, and guides parents in making meaningful choices about their child's education and treatment options.

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The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Second Edition: What You and Your Family Need to Know

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Mind Race: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Bipolar Disorder Adolescent Mental Health Initiative

Guaranteed packaging. Used book in Good Condition. Having been diagnosed with the disorder at age fifteen, patrick jamieson knows firsthand the highs and lows and bring his experiences to bear in Mind Race: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Bipolar DisorderR, the first in the Annenberg Mental Health Initiative series written specifically for teenagers and young adults.

Series copy new to the adolscent Mental Health Initiative series are books written specifically for teens and adolescents. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. That answers the questions a newly diagnosed adolescent is likely to have, and also offers suggestions on how to communicate with friends and family about the bipolar experience.

The life of a person with bipolar disorder can be tumultuous. In accessible language, treatment options, he presents the latest in scientific research on the disorder, and how to cope with side effects of different medications. He includes a detailed F. A. Q. This is just a glimpse into the world of a person with bipolar disorder Many people diagnosed with this disorder are adolescents: young people who often feel isolated, unsure of who to talk to, or where to turn for help or answers.

Each book addresses some of the major mental health issues facing young people today: depression, schizophrenia, alcoholism, eating disorders, drug abuse, and anxiety disorders.

The Bipolar Workbook for Teens: DBT Skills to Help You Control Mood Swings

Guaranteed packaging. When you have bipolar disorder, it can sometimes seem like mood swings are keeping you from being the person you want to be. New. Dbt skills can help people with bipolar disorder improve their relationships with friends and family and calm themselves when their emotions get really overwhelming.

You may alternate between feelings of depression and overexcitement even though what you really want is to find a healthy balance between the two. Working through this book will help you:•recognize and respond to your emotional triggers •Create a crisis plan and find support•Get a handle on addictive behavior•Maintain friendships and get along with your family Used book in Good Condition.

This easy-to-use workbook presents a set of skills you can learn that will help you find that balance, become more independent, and stay focused on the big-picture goals that are most important to you. The bipolar workbook for teens includes exercises and worksheets that will help you learn skills drawn from a special technique called dialectical behavior therapy DBT.

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Parenting a Bipolar Child: What to Do and Why

No quibbles returns. Guaranteed packaging. Used book in Good Condition. Mint Condition. The book offers techniques for dealing with outbursts of rage, and irritability in your child, as well as ways to handle sleep disorders, anger, among the most common symptoms of childhood bipolar disorder. In addition to finding a thorough explanation of the often necessary medical treatments for bipolar disorder, you'll learn the importance of emotion regulation for children with this condition.

New. When your child or adolescent is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a psychiatrist and a psychologist, what can you do to help him or her get better? Which therapeutic approach is best to help your child? In this book, both specializing in mood disorders, offer a comprehensive overview of the available treatment options and most effective parenting strategies you can use to deal with this condition.

Used book in Good Condition. You'll also find information relevant to adolescents, such as substance abuse and eating disorders, as well as ways to integrate bipolar care with your own needs and those of the rest of your family. Used book in Good Condition. Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon.