Doctors for Bipolar Disorder in Children in Mandihal, Hubli-Dharwad
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BIPOLAR DISORDER IN CHILDREN
It is a mental illness characterized by periods of depression and periods of elevated mood in children. Children with this disorder are often severely ill, receive multiple other diagnoses and are often disadvantaged for a very long time before a proper treatment is done. The children experience clearly defined episodes of manic behaviour marked with grandiosity which last for days and which cycle with longer periods of stability and depression
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?
Caring and managing a bipolar child can be extremely stressful for parents.