Bipolar Disorder In Children & Teens
- Q How do I help my teenager manage bipolar disorder?
Julie A. Fast, PsychologyThe #1 management tool (outside of medications) is getting your teen and yourself to discover and write down the very first symptoms of a mood swing- especially for mania, depression, anxiety and psychosis. It you catch the small signs that a mood swing... Full Answer
- Q Should I tell my child's school about his or her bipolar disorder?
Dr. Mark Morocco, Emergency MedicineMost definitely, your child's school must know about his or her bipolar disorder diagnosis. Regrettably, there is a lack of knowledge about bipolar disorder in children and teenagers. Sometimes children with bipolar disorder are punished unjustly for not... Full Answer