Leif Gregersen inspires bipolar sufferers not to accept defeat by revealing his own personal struggles and victories
Online PR News – 13-January-2012 – – Edmonton, Alberta Leif Gregersen, a published poet, short story, magazine, and newspaper writer has launched his first ebook called, "Through The Withering Storm" which reveals his personal struggles against bipolar disorder and how he managed to reap success at the end.
Bipolar is a serious mental illness which causes dramatic mood swings. It affects men and woman equally and is found to start between ages 15 - 25. It is estimated that around 10 million people will develop the illness sometimes during their lives.
"Bipolar disorder affects nearly 5.7 million adult Americans every year", according to National Institute of Mental Health
According to bipolar disorder statistics of World Health Organization (WHO), bipolar disorder is the 6th leading cause of disability in the world.
Most often, bipolar sufferers attempt suicide when the mental illness intensifies. To resolve this complex issue among bipolar sufferers and create awareness about the impact of bipolar disorder and how bipolar sufferers need care, Leif Gregersen( http://www.amazon.com/Through-The-Withering-Storm-ebook/dp/B005O512VW ) has written "Through The Withering Storm" ebook.
This e-book's initial chapters expose how he enjoyed his young life which was filled with dreams of happiness and glory, much like other children. When you read his ebook Through The Withering Storm( http://www.amazon.com/Through-The-Withering-Storm-ebook/dp/B005O512VW ), you might be surprised to learn about his active and adventurous young life. He struggled to get accepted in the school but failed and eventually, the system broke him.
Due to his mom's effort, he joined in Air Cadets where and started to attend basic training at Canadian Forces Base Penhold. His life transformed in a new way of looking at everything after joining Air Cadets. He began to make many friends during the training camp and also indulged in fights with anyone who thought they were tougher than him.
For him, his dad was a hero and mom was the best friend. In spite of his fights at training camp, he managed to get the honor of having the highest mark on the final exam. However, when he was affected by bipolar disorder he started to experience strange things happening in his head and was unable to control his actions more and more.
But, after many years of hardships and difficulties, due to his loving parents and effective treatments, he started to restore to his normal life. Now, he is helping bipolar sufferers to fight back against bipolar disorder through his ebook.
The foreword of his ebook is written by Dr. Brian P. Bishop, a psychiatrist who thanks Leif Gregersen for his ongoing efforts to remove taboos and ignorance about mental illness.
About Through The Withering Storm:
Through The Withering Storm( http://www.amazon.com/Through-The-Withering-Storm-ebook/dp/B005O512VW ) is a fascinating ebook written by Leif Gregersen to create awareness about bipolar disorder. This ebook describes his personal sufferings, adventures and misadventures in hopes of benefitting bipolar sufferers and those who care about them.
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