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Self care n Having ‘me’ time n Building up lifestyle fundamentals (e.g. lower stress, daily routine, good sleep) n Being involved in personally meaningful activities (such as work, further learning or creativity) n Taking time out to relax n The opportunity to stimulate senses (e.g. massage or aromatherapy) n Taking responsibility for one’s actions n Being involved in care planning decisions Hope and optimism n Experiencing success n Taking control n Working towards personally meaningful goals n Self belief that one can cope and manage Risk and responsibility n Having the freedom to make choices and mistakes n Having support and advice regarding financial risks and difficulties

Part 4: Recovery

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Understanding Bipolar Disorder  

This report was written by a working party of clinical psychologists who were chosen because of their particular expertise on the subject of...

Understanding Bipolar Disorder  

This report was written by a working party of clinical psychologists who were chosen because of their particular expertise on the subject of...