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Searching For Brighter Days : Learning to Manage my Bipolar Brain.

Author: Karen Manton
Publisher: Newark : Trigger Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Karen's everyday family life was filled with alcoholism and violence, but things only became more difficult when, at the age of seventeen, she began her battle with anxiety and depression. This is a no-holds-barred, inspirational true story of how, despite losses and difficulties along the way, Karen Manton learned to manage her illness, stay out of hospital, and find those 'brighter days'.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Manton, Karen.
Searching For Brighter Days : Learning to Manage my Bipolar Brain.
Newark : Trigger Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Manton
ISBN: 9781911246596 1911246593 9781911246589 1911246585
OCLC Number: 1002698747
Description: 1 online resource (203 pages)
Contents: FRONTCOVER; COPYRIGHT; CHAPTER 1 It's Not Easy Being an Only Child; CHAPTER 2 My World in One Word: Grangetown; CHAPTER 3 No Longer Just a Child; CHAPTER 4 My First Love; CHAPTER 5 End of a Dream; CHAPTER 6 Spiralling; CHAPTER 7 Going Back to Go Forward; CHAPTER 8 Something Better Lies Ahead; CHAPTER 9 There's a First for Everything . . .And a Second; CHAPTER 10 Here We Go Again; CHAPTER 11 What Had I Done?; CHAPTER 12 Finding a Purpose; CHAPTER 13 It's Never as Easy as You Think; CHAPTER 14 A Premonition Comes True; CHAPTER 15 A Dream Turns into a Nightmare; CHAPTER 16 A Return. CHAPTER 17 Dad's Steady DeclineCHAPTER 18 The End Approaches; CHAPTER 19 The Nightmare Becomes a Dream; CHAPTER 20 We Spiral Once Again; CHAPTER 21 A Betrayal and a Breakdown; CHAPTER 22 At Last, a Real Diagnosis!; CHAPTER 23 Light at the End of the Tunnel; CHAPTER 24 My Lightbulb Moment; CHAPTER 25 How I Cope Now; CHAPTER 26 Searching for Brighter Days; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.

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Karen writes very eloquently about her life living with undiagnosed bipolar disorder and so, for me, this book is a must read. --Eleanor Segall, Be Ur Own Light Blog (3 January 2018)

 
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