Bipolar Disorder in Children

Bipolar Disorder in Children
Symptoms of bipolar disorder in children are listed and discussed on many web pages dedicated to diagnosis, treatment and support of those who have what is also known as early-onset or juvenile-onset manic-depression. Articles by professionals on common misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder in children, as well as discussions of other issues, accommodations, and treatments, are available. There is even a sample IEP for help in educational settings.

If your loved one is showing symptoms of bipolar disorder, finding information, resources and support online and in your community can make a big difference in your family's life and your child's future. You are not alone.">Behaviors reported by parents whose children have been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder -

NIMH Information on Bipolar Disorder in Children and Medication Risks

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for treatment of Bipolar Disorder -

Juvenile-onset Bipolar Disorder ~ Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation -

Frequently Asked Questions - The Bipolar Child Newsletter -

Misdiagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Children -

Family Stories - Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

Educational Issues -

Draft IEP for a student with bipolar disorder

Family Village - Mental Health Issues -

Reduced or Free Prescription Programs for Families

Books about raising children who have bipolar disorder can be found at your local library, bookstore and through parent groups, as well as ~

Raising a Child with Bipolar Disorder

Children with Bipolar Disorder

Children and Manic Depression / Bipolar Disorder

Children with Bipolar Disorder and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Children and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You Should Also Read:
Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation
Misdiagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Children
Draft IEP for a Student with Bipolar Disorder

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