How are manic episodes in children treated?

Manic episodes can be an exceptionally difficult condition to control initially and it is further complicated when it involves a child. Every case of mania varies widely from patient to patient. The inital medications are a starting point and will need to be closely monitored and controlled in the coming weeks. Your family should seek counselor support for yourselves as well as your child to help cope with this very difficult and emotional situation.

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