Doctors for Bipolar Disorder in Children in Sobermutt Galli, 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?
As the existing diagnostic manual doesn’t recognize Pediatric bipolar disorder, the validity of diagnosis is still debatable. General physician may conduct physical exam to rule out other conditions. Mental health evaluation is also performed and in a severe case, the affected child may be referred to a trained mental health professional, such as a psychiatrist.
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?
It is very difficult to diagnose bipolar disorder in children as the symptoms are complicated