Mood DisordersBook - 2009
Emotions are a part of our lives, the highs and the lows. People who suffer with mood disorders, which include major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and seasonal affective disorder, experience those highs and lows to extremes. Readers are provided with essential information on mood disorders. This book also serves as a historical survey, by providing information on the controversies surrounding its causes. Compelling first-person narratives by people coping with mood disorders give readers a first-hand experience. Patients, family members, or caregivers explain the condition from their own experience. The symptoms, causes, treatments, and potential cures are explained in detail. Essential to anyone trying to learn about diseases and conditions, the alternative treatments are explored. Each essay is carefully edited and presented with an introduction, so that they are accessible for student researchers and readers.
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.
Characteristics: 166 p. : col. ill. 24 cm.