Depression and Bipolar Disorder: Your Guide to Recovery by William R. Marchand

By William R. Marchand

Responding to the reasons why humans usually don't get over temper problems, this ebook empowers readers through supplying the instruments had to paintings successfully with medical professionals and wellbeing and fitness care prone to barter the complicated pathway to a whole and lasting restoration from melancholy or bipolar illness.

It explains the 3 major limitations to recovery—not receiving therapy, unsuitable prognosis, and receiving insufficient treatment—and the way to conquer those demanding situations to make sure winning remedy.

A sensible e-book for the layperson, it offers flowcharts and invaluable kinds to aid readers verify whether or not they need assistance and the way top to collaborate with their scientific staff.

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Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). 2. Call 911. Have a family member or friend take you to the nearest emergency room (do not go alone or drive yourself ). Call your mental health or medical provider (if you have one). But if a provider is not immediately available to help, then take one of the above actions. a. Provider name and number: ______________________________________________________ b. Provider name and number: ______________________________________________________ c.

8 for the defining characteristics of all the mood disorders. You now have a good idea of what mood disorders are. The next chapter will help you determine whether you are likely to have a mood disorder. 5 Detailed criteria for the diagnosis of mood episodes according to the DSM-IV38 Mood episode type Minimum duration Major depressive episode 2 weeks Required symptoms 35 Must have at least 5. 5 Detailed criteria for the diagnosis of mood episodes according to the DSM-IV38 (continued) Minimum duration Dysthymic episode 2 years Must have at least 3.

1 to develop your personal plan. It is a suicide and self-harm prevention plan as well as a stress and crisis management plan. You may also think of it as a “safety” plan. It can help you stay safe if you develop thoughts of suicide or self-harm. I use the words suicide and selfharm because some individuals engage in self-harm behaviors without the intent to commit suicide. Some also develop thoughts of harming others. The plan you develop here can be used in any of these situations as well as any time you are experiencing an emotional crisis or are in distress.

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