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Surfing the Edge: a survivor's guide to bipolar disorder

Adam Dickson

The TV's on
The computer's on
The stereo's on
Sleep is a waste of time

Welcome to the world of Bipolar Disorder, a journey to the outer edges of the mind.

A story told with humour, honesty and insight by Adam, Faye and Alastair, three survivors who have experienced the illness first hand. With contributions from Mental Health professional, Chris Kelly.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Adam Dickson
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 2016
  • Pages: 190
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.00in - 0.44in - 0.47lb
  • EAN: 9780993477607
  • Categories: Mental HealthMood Disorders - Bipolar Disorder

About the Author

Dickson, Adam: - "Adam Dickson was a student of Bill Stanton's Writer's Tutorial for several years, learning the craft of writing fiction. The Butterfly Collector is his first novel. Drowning by Numbers, his second novel, was published in June 2013. He is currently working on two novels in tandem, one is based on a major world event, the other is a thriller set in the 1950's, to be published in 2016/17, A lifetime fitness enthusiast, Adam suffered two massive brain seizures in 2003 and was left permanently disabled. In spite of this setback, he took up triathlon and began entering races, competing in Ironman UK in 2007. He co-authored Triathlon - Serious About Your Sport which was published by New Holland in May 2012. Two more titles on Swimming and Cycling were published in March 2013. He has also co-written a book on mental health, Surfing the Edge: a survivor's guide to bipolar disorder, which was published in October 2015. Adam is a Director of West Cliff Productions Limited which was set up for the sole purpose of bringing his screenplay, Heart of a Murderer, to the big screen. Filming is due to commence in April/May 2016."

Praise for this book

"Excellent read from start to finish. A real insight into the extreme highs and lows. Really interesting and captivating." "Couldn't put this down, it rang so many bells for me, I recommend this to sufferers and recoverers or even just the nosey parkers."