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Bipolar Disorder
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Bipolar Disorder Reading List

Rashmi Nemade, Ph.D. & Mark Dombeck, Ph.D., edited by Kathryn Patricelli, MA

For those with the disorder and their families:

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, 3rd Edition. 2014.
By Francis Mark Mondimore. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 304 pages.

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. 2009 (e-book).
By Kay Redfield Jamison. Vintage, 240 pages.

Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers. 2009. (ebook)
By E. Fuller Torrey & Michael B. Knable. Basic Books, 416 pages.

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know, 2nd Edition. 2010.
By David J. Miklowitz. The Guilford Press, 342 pages.

Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder: A 4-Step Plan for You and Your Loved Ones to Manage the Illness and Create Lasting Stability. 2006.
by Julie A. Fast & John Preston. Warner Wellness, 320 pages.

Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner. 2012.
by Julie A. Fast & John D. Preston. New Harbinger Publications, 256 pages.

A Mood Apart: Depression, Mania and Other Afflictions of the Self. 2015.
by Peter C. Whybrow. Harper Paperbacks, 408 pages.

Managing Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Behavior Treatment Program Workbook (Treatments That Work). 2008.
by Michael Otto, et. al. Oxford University Press, 128 pages.

For Clinicians/Professionals

Managing Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach (Treatments that Work) - Therapist's Guide.  2008.
by Michael Otto, et. al. Oxford University Press, 256 pages.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition. 2007.
by Monica Ramirez Basco & A. John Rush. The Guilford Press, 324 pages.

Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach, 2nd Edition. 2010.
by David J. Miklowitz & Michael J. Goldstein. The Guilford Press, 348 pages.

Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach. 2001.
by Cory F. Newman, Robert L. Leahy, Aaron T. Beck, Noreen Reilly-Harrington, & Gyulai Laszlo. American Psychological Association (APA), 280 pages.