Recommended Websites/Books

Misinformation abounds on the internet and in books.  We recommend the following sources:


This is the most useful current book that we recommend:

Roger Sparhawk, Calm Seas: Keys to the successfultreatment of bipolar disorder


Other options are:

Jim Phelps MD: Why am I still depressed? 

Nassir Ghaemi MD:  Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide



This is the main website that we recommend for educational purposes:

It is  run by Dr Jim Phelps, an active clinician with experience in bipolar disorder.

This is the national website of the depressive and bipolar support alliance. You can find your local chapter through their links.