Bipolar Disorder In Children & Teens

How should I choose a doctor for my child with bipolar disorder?

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  • Find a pediatrician or child psychiatrist (or pediatric psychiatrist) who specializes in mood disorders. Be persistent in finding someone who has had extensive experience with children manifesting symptoms of all kinds of mood disorders. Ask the doctor or pediatric psychiatrist whether they've treated any children with pediatric bipolar disorder before. Ask them their opinion of the debate surrounding this mood disorder.
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