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.
A very useful approach to viewing Bipolar Disorder as a spectrum illness. There is much that is practical. Very influenced by Nassir Ghaemi.Published 1 month ago by Charmaine Babineau
I bought this book so I can understand more about my teenage son who we believe may be bipolar. The book so far is very good . Read morePublished 2 months ago by R1975
this is a good book about bi polar. i have struggled with depression and ADHD and books like this help to understand what is what. Read morePublished 2 months ago by alex in salem
I was recently diagnosed Bipolar II with it made clear I had suffered for many, many years undiagnosed, limping through each day self-medicating with alcohol. Read morePublished 2 months ago by trowbar70
After reading the first 30 + reviews, I almost didn't purchase this book, as they were boring short reviews and said too little- of what was needed to be said. Read morePublished 2 months ago by she~ Hollywood California
Good read but some real swiss cheese holes as far as treatment and reaching outcomes.Published 2 months ago by jkook
Describes, cajoles, empathizes, challenges, debunks, reiterates, reveals, everything I knew, thought I knew, never knew, and need to know about myself and my life.Published 3 months ago by BB
I've read several books on the topic, and this was the most comprehensive. I appreciate the easy-to-read format, and the many clinical notations and references. Read morePublished 3 months ago by A. dyrwal