By Ronald R. Fieve
Increase Your Highs, strengthen Your Creativity, and break out the Cycles of Recurrent Depression--The crucial consultant to acknowledge and deal with the temper Swings of This more and more universal Disorder
The psychiatrist whose pioneering bestseller Moodswing brought lithium because the therapy for bipolarity now makes a speciality of the milder kind of the ailment, and the result's one other landmark work―one which can aid thousands with Bipolar II to stay higher lives
Thirty years in the past, Dr. Ronald Fieve pioneered using lithium for what was once then often called "manic depression." His publication Moodswing was once a runaway hit, released in seven international locations. seeing that then, Dr. Fieve has taken with sufferers with light bipolarity―what is referred to now as Bipolar II. He has came across that Bipolar II sufferers are―almost around the board―driven, winning, high-achieving people who, with the precise remedy, can truly flip their sickness into an asset.
In this primary booklet to pay attention completely on milder bipolarity, Dr. Fieve explains how more recent medications with fewer unintended effects are revolutionizing the remedy of Bipolar II. a few individuals with gentle bipolarity won't require medications at all―just a selected way of life software, which Dr. Fieve spells out during this publication. long ago, many sufferers with the affliction have resisted therapy simply because they didn't are looking to hand over the euphoria of the "highs." yet left untreated, the condition's lows could be devastating―sometimes leading to suicide. right here, Dr. Fieve finds his remarkably profitable remedy application (with effects supported by way of millions of sufferer histories) that enables sufferers to maintain the highs whereas minimizing the lows. And he explains how his application may also help flip the affliction right into a optimistic and sufferers into what he calls "bipolar beneficials."
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And, for the first time in a hundred years, the number of patients admitted to psychiatric hospitals began to decline. Since my studies at Harvard and Columbia, the understanding of and treatment for bipolar disorders have dramatically changed. Not only is bipolar disorder fully documented and broken down into two subtypes (Bipolar I and Bipolar II) in the DSM-IV, but there are a limited number of newly developed medications available to successfully modulate the highs and lows of these illnesses, as well as prevent future episodes.
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Not only is bipolar disorder fully documented and broken down into two subtypes (Bipolar I and Bipolar II) in the DSM-IV, but there are a limited number of newly developed medications available to successfully modulate the highs and lows of these illnesses, as well as prevent future episodes. When properly diagnosed and treated with medications and psychotherapy, it is possible for 70 to 80 percent of those with bipolar disorder to lead a normal and extremely productive life. Still, it is estimated that two out of three people with bipolar disorder do not get proper treatment because their moods are not recognized, or they are misdiagnosed.