March 7, 2017

Beating Bipolar: How One Therapist Tackled His Illness...and by Blake LeVine

By Blake LeVine

Beating Bipolar is an insider's view of a psychological sickness shared by means of approximately six million grownup americans. From his perch as therapist, existence trainer, and fellow patient, writer Blake LeVine demonstrates that existence may be wealthy and worthwhile, regardless of the necessity to are inclined to the day by day demanding situations of a in all probability debilitating illness.

In delivering tried-and-true innovations, according to drugs, treatment, and aid, he offers greater than simply common sense recommendation for protecting long term sanity, besides the fact that. Blake weaves his personal inspiring bipolar tale with uplifting examples of others who've triumph over this with dedication and tough paintings. He indicates that it may be done!

Beating Bipolar is written for sufferers, relatives, and different advocates who are looking to cease the ruinous strategies and behaviors associated with this ailment. It's crafted for someone who longs for a route to wellbeing yet might have assist in settling on and taking the 1st severe steps. ultimately, this e-book is a must-read for everybody who's wanting to flip the darkness of a psychological affliction into the glow of a fit, gratifying existence.

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Perhaps it is time for a paradigm shift. REFERENCES Ambrosini, P. , Bennett, D. , Cleland, C. , & Haslam, N. (2002). Journal of Psychiatric Research, 36, 247–256. American Association on Mental Retardation. (2002). ). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1980). ). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1987). , rev. ). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (1994). ). Washington, DC: Author. American Psychiatric Association. (2000). ).

As acknowledged by Livesley (2001b), “all categorical diagnoses of DSM can be accommodated within the five-factor framework” (p. 24). As expressed by Clark (2007), “the five-factor model of personality is widely accepted as representing the higher-order 18 OVERVIEW structure of both normal and abnormal personality traits” (p. 246). The problematic diagnostic co-occurrence among the DSM-IV-TR personality disorders is well explained by the extent to which each of the personality disorders shares traits of the FFM (Lynam & Widiger, 2001; O’Connor, 2005).

2001a). Commentary on reconceptualizing personality disorder categories using trait dimensions. Journal of Personality, 69, 277–286. Livesley, W. J. (2001b). Conceptual and taxonomic issues. In W. J. ), Handbook of personality disorders. Theory, research, and treatment (pp. 3–38). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Livesley, W. J. (2003). Diagnostic dilemmas in classifying personality disorder. In K. A. Phillips, M. B. First, & H. A. ), Advancing DSM. Dilemmas in psychiatric diagnosis (pp. 153– 190).

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