Author | Timothy E. Wilens, MD


Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Issues

August 01, 2003

An increasing amount of systemic research has galvanized opinions regarding pediatric-onset bipolar disorder (BD). Although originally thought to be a rare condition, the number of pediatric-onset BD diagnoses is rising. This article summarizes current thinking regarding pediatric BD, including work focusing on presentation, psychiatric comorbidity and recent treatment data