Parenting A Bipolar Child

Parenting A Bipolar Child

What to Do & Why

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive overview of the available treatment options and most effective parenting strategies for dealing with bipolar disorder in a child or adolescent is offered in an essential resource that provides up-to-date information on the ailment. Original.

New Harbinger Pubns Inc

When your child or adolescent is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, what can you do to help him or her get better? Which therapeutic approach is best to help your child? In this book, a psychiatrist and a psychologist, 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.

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. The book offers techniques for dealing with outbursts of rage, anger, and irritability in your child, as well as ways to handle sleep disorders, among the most common symptoms of childhood bipolar disorder. 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.


This comprehensive approach to the treatment of children with bipolar disorder offers parents step-by-step advice for selecting professional care and medication, dealing with sleep problems, and managing the child’s issues at school.


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& Taylor

An overview of the available treatment options and most effective parenting strategies for dealing with bipolar disorder in a child or adolescent offers an essential resource that provides up-to-date information on the ailment.

Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Publications, c2006
ISBN: 9781572244238
1572244232
Branch Call Number: 618.92895 FAE
Characteristics: ix, 278 p. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Austin, Nancy B.

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