An authentic journey into darkness and light, Bipolar MD: My Life As a Physician with Bipolar Disease by Paul Golden, MD delves into what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder every day but still carry on a full and satisfying life.
Speaking from personal experience and professional practice, Golden reveals all the struggles and triumphs of living with mental illness as a medical professional. With remarkable honesty, he reveals the details of his manic episodes, obsessive compulsive disorder, depression, losing his first wife, shooting himself multiple times and having his medical license taken away upon retirement, but also the many lives he touched and the patients he saved.
“Love, family, education, a career and a purpose are all within reach,” says Dr. Golden. “Those who suffer from bipolar disorder can find both personal AND professional success!”
Bipolar MD: My Life As a Physician with Bipolar Disorder is the story of a bipolar man who didn't let his illness hold him back.
How to Recognize the Symptoms, Understand the Treatments and Solve the Challenges to Life, Relationships and Career - from a medical doctor who was diagnosed with bipolar disease at the beginning of his career. Learn what you can do about social stigma, why your personal support team is essential, and how to take charge of your medical care. This book is for you, if you have been diagnosed with bipolar disease or think you might be bipolar, and for anyone who loves someone with this condition.More info →