Can I Tell You about Bipolar Disorder?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals (Can I Tell You About...?) (Paperback)

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By Sonia Mainstone-Cotton, Jon Birch (Illustrator)
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Description


If a grownup you love has bipolar disorder, what does that mean? In this friendly guide, 11-year-old Josh tells all about his dad's bipolar, including what mental illness is, and how it can affect patients and their families.

The guide explains in child-friendly terms how different types of bipolar affect people's feelings and behaviour. It is a comforting book that prepares young readers for the hard parts of knowing someone with bipolar, while communicating that bipolar is nothing to be afraid or ashamed of. Providing an excellent starting point for discussion both at home and in the classroom, it also includes a helpful list of recommended sources for additional support.

About the Author


Sonia Mainstone-Cotton is a freelance trainer, consultant, nurture worker, and the self-published author of Mummy's Got Bipolar. Sonia's mother has bipolar, and she has over 25 years' experience professionally supporting children whose parents have bipolar.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781785924705
ISBN-10: 1785924702
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date: February 21st, 2018
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Can I Tell You About...?