The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder: Using DBT to Regain Control of Your Emotions and Your Life (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder: Using DBT to Regain Control of Your Emotions and Your Life (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) Author Sheri Van Dijk MSW
ISBN-10 1572246286
ISBN-13 9781572246287
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Even if you ve just been diagnosed with bipolar disorder it s likely that you ve been living with it for a long time You ve probably already developed your own ways of coping with recurring depression the consequences of manic episodes and the constant uncomfortable feeling that you re at the mercy of your emotions Some of these methods may work others might do more harm than good The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bipolar Disorder will help you integrate your coping skills with a new and effective dialectical behavior therapy DBT plan for living well with bipolar disorder The four DBT skills you ll learn in this workbook mindfulness distress tolerance emotion regulation and interpersonal effectiveness will help you manage your emotional ups and downs and minimize the frequency and intensity of depressive and manic episodes By using this book in conjunction with medication and professional care you ll soon experience relief from your bipolar symptoms and come to enjoy the calm and confident feeling of being in control Learn mindfulness and acceptance skillsCope with depressive and manic episodes in healthy waysManage difficult emotions and impulsive urgesMaintain relationships with friends and family members

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