Doctors for Bipolar Disorder in Children in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN
Bipolar disorder is more common amongst teenagers and young adults. However, it can affect children as young as 6 years. Children with this disorder go through unusual mood changes. Sometimes they feel very happy or “up,” and are much more energetic and active than usual. This is called a manic episode. Sometimes children with bipolar disorder feel very sad and “down,” and are much less active than usual. This is called depression or a depressive episode.
HOW IS BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED?
An experienced psychiatrist examines the child for prominent symptoms, to assess their severity, frequency and duration.
HOW IS BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN TREATED?
Bipolar disorder in children is treated in various ways such as: • Medications like mood stabilizers, antipsychotic medications and antidepressants • Psychotherapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and family-focused therapy • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) • Self-management strategies and education • Complementary health approaches such as meditation, faith and prayer
DID YOU KNOW?
One must give medication regularly and monitor any side effects as well for better efficacy of the therapy.