Bipolar Disorder Reading List

For those with the disorder and their families:

Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, 2nd Edition. 2006.


By Francis Mark Mondimore. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 304 pages.

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. 1997.

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By Kay Redfield Jamison. Vintage, 240 pages.

Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers. 2005.

By E. Fuller Torrey & Michael B. Knable. Basic Books, 416 pages.

The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know. 2002.

By David J. Miklowitz. The Guilford Press, 322 pages.

Living Without Depression and Manic Depression: A Workbook for Maintaining Mood Stability. 1994.

by Mary Ellen Copeland. New Harbinger Publications, 263 pages.

Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder: A 4-Step Plan for You and Your Loved Ones to Manage the Illness and Create Lasting Stability. 2006.

by Julie A. Fast & John Preston. Warner Wellness, 320 pages.

Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder. 2004.

by Julie A. Fast & John D. Preston. New Harbinger Publications, 208 pages.

A Mood Apart. 1998.

by Peter C. Whybrow. Harper Paperbacks, 384 pages.

For Clinicians/Professionals

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition. 2007.

by Monica Ramirez Basco & A. John Rush. The Guilford Press, 324 pages.

Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach. 1997.

by David J. Miklowitz & Michael J. Goldstein. The Guilford Press, 318 pages.

Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy Approach. 2001.

by Cory F. Newman, Robert L. Leahy, Aaron T. Beck, Noreen Reilly-Harrington, & Gyulai Laszlo. American Psychological Association (APA), 280 pages.

Bipolar Disorders: Clinical Course and Outcome. 1999.

by Joseph F. Goldberg & Martin Harrow. American Psychiatric Publishing, 344 pages.

Bipolar Medications: Mechanisms of Action. 2000.

by Husseini K. Manji, Charles L. Bowden, Robert H. Belmaker, American Psychiatric Publishing, 456 pages.

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