Family Caregivers

FAMILY CAREGIVERS BOOK LIST

 

ADDICTIONS

Al-Anon.
How Al-Anon Works For Families & Friends Of Alcoholics.
BIPOLAR

Eron, Judy.
What Goes Up. Surviving the manic episode of a loved one.

 

Fast, Julie E. & John D. Preston.
Loving Someone With Bipolar Disorder: understanding & helping your partner.

 

Otto, Michael W. et al.
Living With Bipolar Disorder: a guide for individuals and families.

 

 

BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

Mason, Paul T. & Randi Kreger.
Stop Walking On Eggshells: taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder.

 

 

DEPRESSION

Kramlinger, Keith. Mayo Clinic.
On Depression: answers to help you understand, recognize and manage depression.

 

Strauss, Claudia.
Talking To Depression: simple ways to connect when someone in your life is depressed.

 

 

EATING DISORDERS

Bryant-Waugh, Rachel & Bryan Lask.
Eating Disorders: a parent’s guide.

 

Dellasega, Cheryl.
The Starving Family: care giving mothers and fathers share their eating disorder wisdom.

 

Heaton, Jeanne Albronda & Claudia J. Strauss.
Talking to Eating Disorders: simple ways to support someone with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, or body image issues.

 

Katzman, Debra K. & Leora Pinhas.
Help For Eating Disorders: a parent’s guide to symptoms, causes & treatments.

 

Lock, James & Daniel LeGrange.
Help Your Teenager Beat An Eating Disorder.

 

Paulson, Tony et al.
Because I feel Fat: helping ones you love deal with an eating disorder.

 

Siegel, Michele & Judith Brisman et al.
Surving An Eating Disorder: strategies for families and friends.

 

Smith, Grainne.
Anorexia And Bulimia In The Family: one parent’s practical guide to recovery.

 

 

ELDERCARE

Cade, Eleanor.
Taking Care Of Parents Who Didn’t Take Care Of You: making peace with aging parents.

 

Callone, Patricia R.
A Caregiver’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease: 300 tips for making life easier.

 

Henry, Stella Mora.
The Eldercare Handbook: difficult choices, compassionate solutions.

 

Jacobs, Barry J.
The Emotional Survival Guide For Caregivers: looking after yourself and your family while helping an aging parent.

 

Powell, Lenore & Katie Courtice.
Alzheimer’s Disease: a guide for families and caregivers.

 

Satow, Roberta.
Doing The right thing: taking care of elderly parents even if they didn’t take care of you.

 

Shenk, David.
Voices of Alzheimer’s: The Healing Companion: stories for courage, comfort and strength.

Shimer, Porter.
New Hope For People With Alzheimer’s And Their Caregivers: Your friendly, authoritative guide to the latest in traditional and complementary treatments.

 

Smith, Patrica et al.
Alzheimer’s For Dummies.

 

Tapp-McDougall, Caroline.
The Complete Canadian Eldercare Guide: expert solutions to help you make the best decisions for your loved ones.

 

 

GENERAL

Carter, Rosalynn.
Helping Someone With Mental Illness: a compassionate guide for family, friends and caregivers.

 

Domar, Alice D. & Henry Dreher.
Self-Nurture: learning to care for yourself as effectively as you care for everyone else.

 

Ilardo, Joseph.
I’ll Take Care Of You: a practical guide for family caregivers.

 

Kane, Jeff.
How To Heal: a guide for caregivers.

 

Morey, Bodie & Kim T. Mueser.
The Family Intervention Guide to Mental Illness: recognizing symptoms.

 

Pellegrino, Mark J.
The Fibromyalgia Supporter: everything your loved one needs to know.

 

Register, Cheri.
The Chronic Illness Experience: embracing imperfect life.

 

Siegel, Bernie S. & Yosaif August.
Help Me To Heal: a practical guidebook for patients, visitors and caregivers.

 

Wasow, Mona.
The Skipping Stone: ripple effect of mental illness on the family.

 

 

OBESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

C., Roy.
Obessive Compulsive Disorder: a survival guide for family and friends.

 

 

SANDWICH GENERATION

Estrine, Steven & Judith Estrine.
Midlife: a manual.

 

 

SCHIZOPHRENIA

Schizophrenia Society of Canada.
Learning About Schizophrenia: Rays Of Hope: a reference manual for families & caregivers.

 

Temes, Roberta.
Getting Your Life Back Together When You Have Schizophrenia.