Here is a list of books about bipolar disorder and major depression.
Anxiety Disease, by David V. Sheehan, M.D.
The Bipolar Child: the Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s Most Misunderstood Disorder, by Demitri Papolos
Bipolar Disorder Demystified, by Lana R. Castle and Peter C. Whybrow
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, by Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D.
Bipolar Puzzle Solution: A Mental Heath Client's Perspective, by Bryan L. Court and Gerald E. Nelson, M.D.
Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need To Know, by David J. Miklowitz
Brilliant Madness, by Patty Duke and Gloria Hochman
Breaking the Patterns of Depression, by Micael D. Yapko, Ph.D.
The Broken Brain, by Nancy C. Andreason, M.D., Ph.D. The Burden of Sympathy: How Families Cope with Mental Illness, by D.A. Karp
Call Me Anna: The Autobiography of Patty Duke, by Patty Duke and Kenneth Turan.
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Bipolar Disorder by Monica Ramirez Basco, Ph.D. and A. John Rush, M.D.
Control Your Depression, by Peter Lewisohn
Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness, by William Styron
Daughter of the Queen of Sheba: A Memoir, by J. Lyden
Depression and Its Treatment: Help for the Nation’s #1 Mental Problem, by John H. Greist
Depression: What Families Should Know, by Elaine F. Shimberg
The Depression Workbook, by Mary Copeland
Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania by A. Behrman
Exuberance: The Passion for Life, by Kay Jamison
The Feeling Good Handbook: Using the New Mood Therapy in Everyday Life, by David D. Burns, M.D.
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, by David D. Burns, M.D.
The Good News about Depression, by Mark S. Gold
Happiness is a Serious Problem: a Human Nature Repair Manual, by Dennis Prager
"Help Me, I'm Sad”: Recognizing, Treating and Preventing Childhood and Adolescent Depression, by David G. Fassler, M.D., and Lynne S. Dumas
Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends and Caregivers, by R. Carter
Steele D. His Bright Light: The Story of Nick Traina, by D. Steele The Hypomanic Edge: The Link Between (a Little) Craziness and (a Lot of) Success in America, by John Gartner
I Am Not Sick I Don’t Need Help!, by X. Amador & A. L. Johanson
Journey Not Chosen…Destination Not Known by M. R. Worthen
The Life of a Bipolar Child: What Every Parent and Professional Needs to Know, by T. Carlson
Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, by Julie A. Fast & John D. Preston
Manic Depressive Illness, Frederick K. Goodwin, M.D.
Mood Genes: Hunting for Origins of Mania & Depression, by Samuel Barondes, MD.
Moodswing: the Third Revolution in Psychiatry, by Ronald Fieve
New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder, by Jan Fawcett, et al.
Neural Misfire: A True Story of Manic-Depression, by Jeff D. Kazmierczak
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, by Andrew Solomon
New Hope for People with Bipolar Disorder by B Golden and J. Fawcett
Survival Strategies for Parenting Children with Bipolar Disorder: Innovative Parenting and Counseling Techniques for Helping Children with Bipolar Disorder and the Conditions That May Occur With It, by George T. Lynn
Touched With Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, by Kay Redfield Jamison
Understanding Depression, by Patricia Ainsworth
Understanding Depression: A Complete Guide To Its Diagnosis And Treatment, by Donald F. Klein, M.D.
An Unquiet Mind: a Memoir of Moods and Madness, by Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD
Schizophrenia Revealed: From Neurons to Social Interactions, by Michael Foster Green
Stranger Than Fiction: When Our Minds Betray Us, by Marc D. Feldman
Surviving Schizophrenia, by E. Fuller Torrey
We Heard the Angels of Madness: One Family's Struggle with Manic Depression by D. Berger and L. Berger
Wellness Recovery Action Plan, by M. E. Copeland When Bad Things Happen To Good People, by Harold Kushner
When Someone You Love is Depressed: How to Help Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself, by LE Rosen and XF Amador
Why Isn’t Johnny Crying: Coping with Depression in Children by Donald McKnew
Working on the Dream: A Guide to Career Planning and Job Success [workbook] D. Lavin and A. Everett
PDF File: www.psychgenes.ucsd.edu/downloads/kelsoectp.pdf; by John Kelsoe, MD
Quantum Healing, by Deepak Chopra
Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of your mind and Body to Face Stress, Pain and Illness, by Jon Kabat-zinn, PhD
Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, by Joan Borysenko, PhD.
Yoga for Depression, by Amy Weintraub
Essential Pharmacology of Depression and Bipolar Disorder, by Stephen Stahl, MD
Essential Pharmacology of Antipsychotics and Mood Stabilizers, by Stephen Stahl, MD
Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids by Timothy E. Wilens
No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One, by Carla Fine
Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide by Kay Redfield Jamison
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