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Writer Graeme Cowan took pen to paper on July 24, 2004 and said farewell to his family. Cowan started out on a challenging path away from the edge after four unsuccessful suicide attempts and a five-year episode of depression that his doctor characterized as the worst he ever saw. He has since devoted his career to supporting people with depression and bipolar disorder, and that's where this book came about. It is important to note…
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Writer Graeme Cowan took pen to paper on July 24, 2004 and said farewell to his family. Cowan started out on a challenging path away from the edge after four unsuccessful suicide attempts and a five-year episode of depression that his doctor characterized as the worst he ever saw. He has since devoted his career to supporting people with depression and bipolar disorder, and that’s where this book came about. It is important to note that you are not alone when you have extreme depression or bipolar disorder. Back from the Brink is packed with true tales of recovery and rehabilitation, information about treatments, and strategies to bring into action what you have learned. The inspiring stories in this book will teach you and inspire you to make positive improvements when you are able to place one foot in front of the other and eventually start off on the road of recovery. You may find it hard to take the first step towards healing when you have serious depression or bipolar disorder. Within our culture, because of the stigma of mental illness, most individuals with depression or bipolar disorder do not seek assistance or medical care. Isn’t it time we changed our mindset about these diseases?


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Writer Graeme Cowan took pen to paper on July 24, 2004 and said farewell to his family. Cowan started out on a challenging path away from the edge after four unsuccessful suicide attempts and a five-year episode of depression that his doctor characterized as the worst he ever saw. He has since devoted his career to supporting people with depression and bipolar disorder, and that’s where this book came about. It is important to note that you are not alone when you have extreme depression or bipolar disorder. Back from the Brink is packed with true tales of recovery and rehabilitation, information about treatments, and strategies to bring into action what you have learned. The inspiring stories in this book will teach you and inspire you to make positive improvements when you are able to place one foot in front of the other and eventually start off on the road of recovery. You may find it hard to take the first step towards healing when you have serious depression or bipolar disorder. Within our culture, because of the stigma of mental illness, most individuals with depression or bipolar disorder do not seek assistance or medical care. Isn’t it time we changed our mindset about these diseases?

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The long-awaited, laugh-out-loud autobiography by the famous creator of Leite's Culinari, the James Beard Award-winning blog. Born in 1960's Fall River, Massachusetts into a devotedly Catholic, food-crazed family of Azorean refugees, David Leite had a upbringing that was sitcom material. Yet what no one realized was that this smart-ass, ambitious dreamer always dealt with the terrifying mood swings of bipolar disorder. Following years of futile digging, it was only in his mid-thirties that he eventually…
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The long-awaited, laugh-out-loud autobiography by the famous creator of Leite’s Culinari, the James Beard Award-winning blog. Born in 1960’s Fall River, Massachusetts into a devotedly Catholic, food-crazed family of Azorean refugees, David Leite had a upbringing that was sitcom material. Yet what no one realized was that this smart-ass, ambitious dreamer always dealt with the terrifying mood swings of bipolar disorder. Following years of futile digging, it was only in his mid-thirties that he eventually discovered the truth about it, sought medical care and started to recover. In the story, David takes the reader along with his signature wit and irony on the exhilarating heights and crushing depths of his life, shares the encouters and stories that shaped him.


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The long-awaited, laugh-out-loud autobiography by the famous creator of Leite’s Culinari, the James Beard Award-winning blog. Born in 1960’s Fall River, Massachusetts into a devotedly Catholic, food-crazed family of Azorean refugees, David Leite had a upbringing that was sitcom material. Yet what no one realized was that this smart-ass, ambitious dreamer always dealt with the terrifying mood swings of bipolar disorder. Following years of futile digging, it was only in his mid-thirties that he eventually discovered the truth about it, sought medical care and started to recover. In the story, David takes the reader along with his signature wit and irony on the exhilarating heights and crushing depths of his life, shares the encouters and stories that shaped him.

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Learning what it actually feels like to deal with bipolar disorder and anxiety is nearly difficult when you haven't lived it; and still, that's what Lost Marbles does, it reveals the unvarnished truth of dealing with a extreme psychiatric disease to help those that become chronically afflicted or others that love them understand these complexe disordrers and how to overcome them. Lost Marbles mixes self-help techniques with stories of real-world experiences to bring best advices…
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Learning what it actually feels like to deal with bipolar disorder and anxiety is nearly difficult when you haven’t lived it; and still, that’s what Lost Marbles does, it reveals the unvarnished truth of dealing with a extreme psychiatric disease to help those that become chronically afflicted or others that love them understand these complexe disordrers and how to overcome them. Lost Marbles mixes self-help techniques with stories of real-world experiences to bring best advices to fight mental illness. Called a novel that ‘surely saves lives,’ whether you have a mental condition and love someone who has it, Lost Marbles will help you explore the almost impossible world of depression and anxiety disorder and provide you with the resources to boost quality of life.


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Learning what it actually feels like to deal with bipolar disorder and anxiety is nearly difficult when you haven’t lived it; and still, that’s what Lost Marbles does, it reveals the unvarnished truth of dealing with a extreme psychiatric disease to help those that become chronically afflicted or others that love them understand these complexe disordrers and how to overcome them. Lost Marbles mixes self-help techniques with stories of real-world experiences to bring best advices to fight mental illness. Called a novel that ‘surely saves lives,’ whether you have a mental condition and love someone who has it, Lost Marbles will help you explore the almost impossible world of depression and anxiety disorder and provide you with the resources to boost quality of life.

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Bipolar Disorder For Dummies

by Candida Fink, Joe Kraynak
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It can be a period of fear and concern when you or a loved one are diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, is an informative guide that describes the distinctions between bipolar I, bipolar II, and cyclothymic disorder; discusses the science underlying the disease; and explores the new treatments, medications, and self-help strategies to relieve and reduce symptoms, work in times of crisis, and plan for psychotic and depressive episodes ahead. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression, is a neurological condition which induces abnormal mood swings and shifts…
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It can be a period of fear and concern when you or a loved one are diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, is an informative guide that describes the distinctions between bipolar I, bipolar II, and cyclothymic disorder; discusses the science underlying the disease; and explores the new treatments, medications, and self-help strategies to relieve and reduce symptoms, work in times of crisis, and plan for psychotic and depressive episodes ahead. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression, is a neurological condition which induces abnormal mood swings and shifts in energy levels. The positive thing is that bipolar disorder can be well controlled with modern approaches and techniques.


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It can be a period of fear and concern when you or a loved one are diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, is an informative guide that describes the distinctions between bipolar I, bipolar II, and cyclothymic disorder; discusses the science underlying the disease; and explores the new treatments, medications, and self-help strategies to relieve and reduce symptoms, work in times of crisis, and plan for psychotic and depressive episodes ahead. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression, is a neurological condition which induces abnormal mood swings and shifts in energy levels. The positive thing is that bipolar disorder can be well controlled with modern approaches and techniques.

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Elizabeth Acker gives an unforgettable account of growing up under the oppressive influence of an physically and psychologically ill parent in I'll give you something To Cry Over. Elizabeth is forced to slavery by her own mother while being kept away from her father. The novel is a real story of a child dealing with anxiety, psychosis, and depression to…
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Elizabeth Acker gives an unforgettable account of growing up under the oppressive influence of an physically and psychologically ill parent in I’ll give you something To Cry Over. Elizabeth is forced to slavery by her own mother while being kept away from her father. The novel is a real story of a child dealing with anxiety, psychosis, and depression to survive a cruel mother.


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Elizabeth Acker gives an unforgettable account of growing up under the oppressive influence of an physically and psychologically ill parent in I’ll give you something To Cry Over. Elizabeth is forced to slavery by her own mother while being kept away from her father. The novel is a real story of a child dealing with anxiety, psychosis, and depression to survive a cruel mother.

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Beyond Blue covers a broad variety of subjects ranging from codependency to alcoholism, unhealthy body confidence and postpartum depression, from herbal medicine and psychopharmacology, treating anxiety and applying counseling exercises. Due to her laser humour and sense of humor from Erma Bombeck, every chapter is both amusing and intense.
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Beyond Blue covers a broad variety of subjects ranging from codependency to alcoholism, unhealthy body confidence and postpartum depression, from herbal medicine and psychopharmacology, treating anxiety and applying counseling exercises. Due to her laser humour and sense of humor from Erma Bombeck, every chapter is both amusing and intense.


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Beyond Blue covers a broad variety of subjects ranging from codependency to alcoholism, unhealthy body confidence and postpartum depression, from herbal medicine and psychopharmacology, treating anxiety and applying counseling exercises. Due to her laser humour and sense of humor from Erma Bombeck, every chapter is both amusing and intense.

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Dr. Amen discusses that you will reach your full potential in his groundbreaking new book, Change Your Brain Change Your Life. Dr. Amen has spent the last decade using state-of-the-art brain scanning technologies to help thousands of people understand how wired their minds could influence their feelings and emotions. He discusses that brain functions are correlated with particular problems, offers…
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Dr. Amen discusses that you will reach your full potential in his groundbreaking new book, Change Your Brain Change Your Life.
Dr. Amen has spent the last decade using state-of-the-art brain scanning technologies to help thousands of people understand how wired their minds could influence their feelings and emotions. He discusses that brain functions are correlated with particular problems, offers comprehensive checklists to help you recognise the problems, and provides complex and simple strategies to help improve brain function and solve any problem. Some of the fear, fatigue, constant stress, frustration, and distraction-related problems are linked to five different brain structures. You’ll be amazed by the vivid before-and-after brain scans showing the real impact of the treatment, and how it can help you. To grasp the root of your specific problem, you definitely don’t want a brain scan, but these stunning pictures will motivate you to make concrete and successful improvements. Your fear, depression, frustration, obsessiveness, and impulsiveness can be linked distinct patterns in brain scans. It’s all related to how the brain cells are connected and communicates between each other. Yet for the brain you’re born with is not stuck to this state, you can make it evolve by reading the book.


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Dr. Amen discusses that you will reach your full potential in his groundbreaking new book, Change Your Brain Change Your Life.
Dr. Amen has spent the last decade using state-of-the-art brain scanning technologies to help thousands of people understand how wired their minds could influence their feelings and emotions. He discusses that brain functions are correlated with particular problems, offers comprehensive checklists to help you recognise the problems, and provides complex and simple strategies to help improve brain function and solve any problem. Some of the fear, fatigue, constant stress, frustration, and distraction-related problems are linked to five different brain structures. You’ll be amazed by the vivid before-and-after brain scans showing the real impact of the treatment, and how it can help you. To grasp the root of your specific problem, you definitely don’t want a brain scan, but these stunning pictures will motivate you to make concrete and successful improvements. Your fear, depression, frustration, obsessiveness, and impulsiveness can be linked distinct patterns in brain scans. It’s all related to how the brain cells are connected and communicates between each other. Yet for the brain you’re born with is not stuck to this state, you can make it evolve by reading the book.

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