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By Charles Atkins

ISBN-10: 1402219369

ISBN-13: 9781402219368

Nearly 5.7 million american citizens have bipolar illness, a mind sickness often referred to as manic-depressive ailment. The Bipolar illness resolution Book is an authoritative reference for individuals with Bipolar affliction and their household, offering sound suggestion and speedy solutions to their so much urgent questions. Written through an skilled psychiatrist, The Bipolar illness resolution Book covers such issues as:

• What are the indicators and varieties of Bipolar Disorder?
• Can different health problems reason Bipolar Disorder?
• What cures, medicinal drugs and relapse-prevention innovations may help with Bipolar Disorder?
• How does Bipolar sickness range in kids and adults?
• What certain matters are there for girls with Bipolar Disorder?
• How can friends and family reply in a psychiatric emergency?

The Bipolar illness resolution Book deals up transparent, convinced assistance in an easy-to-read Q&A layout that explains complicated clinical lingo and publications readers throughout the world...

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Stalking predicted fear of future harm or death among battered women stalked by their abusive partners (Mechanic, Weaver, & Resick, this volume). Fear of personal safety leads some stalking victims (11%-17%) to purchase guns (CDC, 2000; Tjaden & Thoennes, 1998). , 1995). These findings suggest the importance of working with stalking victims to help manage their levels of fear and elevated safety concerns. Perhaps the use of risk assessment tools might help in working with a victim to appraise her risks of 42 Victimization Issues being harmed, and provide information that may assist in making choices about what risk management options to pursue.

Fear Fear is perhaps the most frequently reported emotional response to stalking. , this volume for a review of this topic). Hall's (2000) data suggest that stalking victims are plagued by a great deal of fear (52%), increased cautiousness (88%), and paranoia (41%). , 1997). Stalking predicted fear of future harm or death among battered women stalked by their abusive partners (Mechanic, Weaver, & Resick, this volume). Fear of personal safety leads some stalking victims (11%-17%) to purchase guns (CDC, 2000; Tjaden & Thoennes, 1998).

Interestingly, there were no reported injuries among women who were stalked by strangers, even when the group was restricted to those who perceived danger or a life threat from their stalkers. A surprisingly high rate of injuries was documented in one study of former stalking victims; 81% of assaulted stalking victims disclosed physical injuries (Brewster, this volume). No details regarding the types of injury were reported. Similarly, both Bjerregaard (chapter 5) and Hall (2000) cited physical harm as an outcome of stalking in their samples, though neither specified the nature or extent of physical injuries sustained as a result of stalking violence.

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