|MANAGE YOUR MOODS. IDENTIFY YOUR TRIGGERS. RECLAIM YOUR LIFE.Many people diagnosed with bipolar disorder are sent home with the name ofa doctor and prescription drugs. But few are able to manage their oftenout-of-control emotions with medication alone. Written by Julie A. Fast,who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age thirty-one, and bipolardisorder specialist John Preston, PsyD, TAKE CHARGE OF BIPOLAR DISORDERoffers a unique, personalized approach that teaches people with bipolardisorder and their loved ones to manage the illness and achieve dailystability. Fast and Preston's groundbreaking program combines medicationand supplements, lifestyle changes, behavior modifications, and otherindispensable management tools. Readers will learn how to: Understand thebehaviors caused by bipolar disorder Work with their doctors to find theright medications Develop a bipolar-friendly diet and exercise programRecognize the triggers and signs of major bipolar disorder symptoms to stopthe mood swings before they go too far.