1 knowledge of bipolar disorder. Self knowledge of bipolar disorder. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of bipolar disorder, and th
1 knowledge of bipolar disorder. Self knowledge of bipolar disorder. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of bipolar disorder, and the more you know, the more you will be able to help your family and friends.
2 encourage patients to seek help. The earlier the treatment, the better the prognosis, so it is strongly recommended that you seek professional help immediately. Don't expect to get better without treatment.
3 understanding. If he needs to listen, encourage or help, let your patients know that you are always with him, let him know that you can look after him, care for him, and help him.
4 be patient. Even if the patient actively cooperate with the treatment, rehabilitation also need some time. Do not expect immediate results or once and for all. Be patient and face setbacks and failures. Bipolar disorder is a lifelong treatment process.
5 prepare for destructive behavior. People with bipolar disorder may be disruptive or irresponsible. Good response measures are very useful in advance. When the symptoms of your loved ones are stable, to discuss with him to deal with the crisis situation of the strategy to the time of onset. Every step and with an agreement: if the recovery of bank card, confiscate the car keys, go to see a doctor, family economic management etc..
6 know what to do when the crisis. Crisis response strategies are very helpful. The coping strategies must include details of the doctor, therapist and other loved ones you can contact with, the hospital's address and telephone number, and other contact information.
7 call 120 or 110 in case of emergency. If the patient has suicidal or violent tendencies, do not let the patient alone. If your loved one may hurt you, make sure to call the police in safe condition. If it's suicide, don't leave him alone. Call 120 immediately before the ambulance to accompany patients. (reprint articles please indicate the author and the source, let us come together to protect the intellectual achievements, for the benefit of patients, also contribute to the professional development - Zhang Yingli)