Books Specific to Bipolar Disorder

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The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide

This is an excellent practical and straightforward workbook for patients with bipolar disorder and their families. It is the best-selling workbook for patients with bipolar disorder and is in its 2nd edition.

Overcoming Bipolar Disorder

This is an excellent workbook that provides a step-by-step approach to understanding bipolar disorder and its treatment. The workbook uses the Life Goals Program that was developed and researched by the authors.

An Unquiet Mind

This best-selling classic on the experience of living with bipolar disorder, written by one of the foremost authorities on the illness. Dr. Jamison is one of the world’s experts on the disease and also suffers from manic-depressive illness.

Books on Depression and Anxiety

These are books that are helpful for managing depressed mood and anxiety. Click on the images for a link to the book.

Mind Over Mood

Developed by two master clinicians with extensive experience in cognitive therapy treatment and training, this popular workbook shows readers how to improve their lives using cognitive therapy. The book is designed to be used alone or in conjunction with professional treatment. It can be especially useful for patients suffering from depression and/or anxiety. 

Feeling Good

A best-seller considered a standard in self-help books, this book was first published in 1980 and updated in 1999. It introduces the reader to cognitive behavioral therapy and presents the techniques in a way that is accessible to the general public. 

The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook

A best-seller that remains a helpful and practical guide to working on issues of anxiety and phobias It provides step-by-step exercises, helping the reader learn about relaxation, exposure techniques, visualization, and how to overcome the negative, largely unconscious self-talk that helps reinforce feelings of fear and hopelessness.