Doctors for Bipolar Disorder in Children in Belavanki, Hubli-Dharwad
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BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN
While many people and practitioners believe that Bipolar Disorder is mainly seen in adults, it can also develop in teenagers and children. Bipolar Disorder mainly consists of sudden and severe mood swings as well as depressive behaviour.
HOW IS BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED?
The psychiatrist can conduct a physical examination as well as thorough evaluation of the child’s behaviour in order to first detect symptoms related to the presence of ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Also, other blood tests and lab tests may be carried out for accurate diagnosis.
HOW IS BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN TREATED?
The following are some of the treatments: • Psychotherapy including cognitive behavioural therapy and family-focused therapy • Self-management strategies • Medication as prescribed by the doctor
DID YOU KNOW?
Anyone can develop bipolar disorder, including children and teens. The illness usually lasts a lifetime. This cannot be prevented; however, early identification of bipolar warning signs and seeing your doctor regularly, can allow you to monitor your mood and medications, and keep the illness from escalating.