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Bipolar Disorders: a Guide to Helping Children and Adolescents

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ISBN-10: 1565926560

ISBN-13: 9781565926561

Edition: 1999

Authors: Mitzi Waltz, Linda Lamb

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Until recently, bipolar disorders were almost never diagnosed in children and rarely recognized in adolescents, even though between 20 and 40 percent of the two million or more adults diagnosed with bipolar disorders in the United States experienced the onset of illness in their teen years or before. Psychiatrists now recognize that manic depression has frequently been misdiagnosed as ADHD (or oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, or depression). According to recent data, 23 percent of children currently diagnosed with ADHD will evenutally be diagnosed as having a bipolar disorder. As many as a million children in the US alone may have childhood-onset bipolar disorder. Bipolar…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/6/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

What Are Bipolar Disorders?
Getting a Diagnosis
Living with Bipolar Disorders
Medical Interventions
Therapeutic Interventions
Other Interventions