The books down below are additional resources to help you along either on your journey of recovery, or provide support and education to those you love.

In addition to the list down below, there is a website called BPHope that has a book list (with pictures and descriptions) about bipolar disorder.  You can find the link here.

(Some books adapted from the NAMI “Family Resource Guide”)

Also included are links to Amazon where you can find more information about the book or purchase it if you choose to.

Adamec, Christine &, D. J. Jaffe, How to Live With a Mentally Ill Person: A Handbook of Day- To-Day  Strategies.: John Wiley & Sons; (April 1996) ISBN: 978-0471114192

Amador, Xavier, I Am Not Sick,  I Don’t Need Help! Vida Press, 2007  ISBN:  978-0967718934

Basco, M. R. (2006). The bipolar workbook: tools for controlling your mood swings. New York: Guilford Press.  ISBN: 978-1593851620

Bauer,  Joy, Food Cures. 2007  ISBN:  978-1609613129

Begley, Sharon, Train  Your Mind, Change Your Brain. (Collaboration between neuroscience and Buddhism) 2007  ISBN: 978-0345479891

Brown, Brené, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.  2010.  ISBN: 978-1592858491

Brown, Brené, I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough”.  2007.  ISBN: 978-1592403356

Burns, D. D. (2009). Feeling good: The new mood therapy. (1999 ed.). New York: HarperCollins.  ISBN:  978-0380810338

Burns, D. D. (1999). The feeling good handbook.   ISBN:  978-0452281325

Edelman, Eva, Natural Healing for Schizophrenia.   2009  ISBN:  978-0965097673

Fast, J. A. (2012). Loving someone with bipolar disorder: understanding & helping your partner (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.  ISBN:  978-1608822195

Fawcett, J. (2007). New hope for people with bipolar disorder: your friendly, authoritative guide to the latest in traditional and complementary solutions (Rev. 2nd ed.). New York: Three Rivers Press.  ISBN:  978-0307353009

Hatfield, Agnes B., Harriet P. Lefley & John S. Strauss, Mental Illness: Stress, Coping and  Adaptation. Guilford Press; May 21,1993 ISBN: 978-0898620221

Jamison, K. R. (2000). Night falls fast: understanding suicide. New York: Vintage Books.  ISBN:  978-0375701474

Jamison, K. R. (1994). Touched with fire, manic-depressive illness and the artistic temperament. New York: Free Press.  ISBN:  978-0684831831

Jamison, K. R. (1996). An unquiet mind. New York: Vintage Books.  ISBN:  978-0679763307

Miklowitz, D. J. (2011). The bipolar disorder survival guide: what you and your family need to know (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.  ISBN:  978-1606235423

Mondimore, F. M. (2006). Bipolar disorder: a guide for patients and families (2nd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.  ISBN:  978-0801883149

Podvoll, Edward,  Recovering Sanity: A Compassionate Approach to Understanding and Treating Psychosis. 2003  ISBN:  978-1590300008

Rosenthal, Norman E., The Gift of Adversity. 2013 ISBN: 978-0399163715

Saks, Elyn, The Center Cannot Hold.  (her life with schizophrenia). 2008  ISBN:  978-1401309442

Sheffield, Anne, Depression Fallout. The Impact of Depression on Couples and What  You Can  Do to Preserve the  Bond. 2003  ISBN:  978-0060009342

Sheffield, Anne, How You Can Survive  When They’re Depressed:  Living and Coping  With Depression Fallout. 1999  ISBN:  978-0609804155

Stone, Judy, Take  Two Apples and Call Me in the  Morning.  (The power of food to change your Life). 2003  ISBN:  978-0974230801

Torrey, E. F. (2005). Surviving manic depression: a manual on bipolar disorder for patients, families, and providers (Pbk. ed.). New York: Basic Books.  ISBN:  978-0465086641

Torrey, E. F. (2008). Surviving schizophrenia, a manual for families, patients, and providers. (5th ed.). Harper Paperbacks.  ISBN:  978-0060842598

Vonnegut, Mark, The Eden Express. 2002  ISBN:  978-1583225431

Vonnegut, Mark, Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So.  2011  ISBN:  978-0385343800

Woolis,Rebecca, When Someone You Love  Has a Mental Illness: A Handbook for Family, Friends, and Caregivers. J. P. Tarcher;  September 1992,  ISBN: 978-0874776959