Barbara Geller, MD

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Articles

Hypersexuality in Children With Mania: Differential Diagnosis and Clinical Presentation

October 01, 2004

The diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children remains controversial. One of the more disturbing facets of its presentation in such young patients is the presence of hypersexual behavior. How can these behaviors be differentiated from the effects of abuse and other psychiatric disorders?