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Title Voices of bipolar disorder : the healing companion : stories for courage, comfort & strength / edited by the Healing Project ; [edited by Richard Day Gore and Juliann Garey]
Published Brooklyn, N.Y. : LaChance, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 191 pages)
Series "Voices of" series ; bk. no. 8
"Voices of" series ; bk. no. 8
Contents Introduction: The Healing Project / Debra LaChance -- An introduction to bipolar disorder / Marina Benaur -- Next to normal: bipolar disorder takes center stage / Juliann Garey -- pt. 1: How it feels. Buried under water / H. Rachelle Graham -- Sui Generous / Juliann Garey -- Psychosis / Stephen Kolter -- One sparkling facet / Natalie B. Rowe -- So, you crazy?/ Nicole Kafka -- Ups and downs / Gareth Allen -- There's always something more than meets the eye / Sarah Colman-Hayes -- pt. 2: Diagnosis. The girl who used to be me / Gail Livesay -- A new painting / Sandy McPheron -- What they see is what you get: on the (mis)diagnosis, un-diagnosis, and re-diagnosis of bipolar disorder / J.P. Whetsell -- A little help from my friend / Maria Norman -- The struggle and the hope / Valerie Avrutis -- My vision of recovery / Shannon C. Flynn -- pt. 3: Bipolar is in our blood. My mother's keeper / Patricia F. D'Ascoli -- Hope / Annie Kassof -- Bipolar disorder: a mother's perspective / Jamie Weil -- Bipolar disorder: a daughter's perspective / Amanda Weil -- Research takes brains / Judith Beth Cohen -- Committal / Anne Skal -- pt. 4: The caregivers. Almost contagious / Caroline Nye -- Husband's two cents / Jeff McKinstry -- Just a normal girl / Richard Day Gore -- Making memories / Lisa Frank -- Hand in hand with a bipolar husband / Maria Sosh -- pt. 5: I've learned to manage it. Dealing with alternative cloud patterns / Kathryn Presley -- You know me / Pamela Richards -- Forward momentum / Anne S. Zanoni -- Why I write / David O'Neal -- Seeking freedom / Matthew Rennels -- Let the music be your master / Sherry Stearn -- Dear Valerie / Beth Friedlander -- Pushing forward / Amy Pilkington -- Love has no boundaries / Carrie McCarter
Summary You'll go inside the challenges of bipolar disorder, through dozens of true stories written by those with the disorder and by those whose lives have been touched by the disease
Notes Print version record
Subject Manic-depressive illness -- United States.
Manic-depressive persons -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Garey, Juliann.
Gore, Richard Day.
Healing Project.
ISBN 1934184306 (electronic bk.)
9781934184301 (electronic bk.)
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