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Tried everything but still not feeling better?
If your depression keeps coming back or is even getting worse, then you may be suffering from bipolar II or “soft” bipolar disorder. Commonly misdiagnosed, these mood disorders are characterized by recurring bouts of depression along with anxiety, irritability, mood swings, sleep problems, or intrusive thoughts.
Why Am I Still Depressed? shows you how to identify if you have a nonmanic form of bipolar disorder and how to work with your doctor to safely and effectively treat it.
Author James R. Phelps, M.D., gives you the latest tools and knowledge so you can:
James R. Phelps, M.D., has been practicing psychiatry for more than fifteen years and specializes in treating bipolar disorder. He speaks on bipolar disorder throughout the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Phelps has authored journal articles for American Journal of Medicine, Academic Psychiatry, Journal of Affective Disorders, and Academic Medicine. For more information visit his website PsychEducation.org.
What was most profound about this book is discovering you don't have to be full blown manic to be "bipolar". Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marie E Santos
I've actually quoted this book when trying to explain my feelings to others. No one can describe this condition as well as Jim Phelps.Published 1 month ago by Julie Mama
really good mood disorder book. I learned a lot. Phelps is a great writer. Lots of resources included too! Thanks.Published 2 months ago by Kim G.
After a life-changing experience I began a self-analysis of my life that took over a year, was necessarily emotional, and benefited from several counselors and books. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Eddie T
Very informational concerning Bipolar II depression. This book will answers so many questions concerning this illness including the proper medications, the signs and symptoms of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by K. Oliver
Very interestesting book for all of us who maybe are soft bipolar.Published 4 months ago by Lars Wetterling
Idiosyncratic, based on small samples: he is a lone wolf, quite stimulating in his own views about "the bipolar spectrum.I am inclined to believe him.Published 6 months ago by G. R. Babineau
If you or a loved one suffer from depression, anxiety, racing thoughts or bouts of agitation that don't go away or recur you must read this book. Dr. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Don Berman
This book was recommended by my psychaitrist, and it proved to be a very useful resource. This book helps you learn more about the different kinds of Bipolar and their symptoms,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ben