Chapter 4. Detection and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents

  1. Mario Maj4,
  2. Juan José López-Ibor5,
  3. Norman Sartorius6,
  4. Mitsumoto Sato7 and
  5. Ahmed Okasha8
  1. Elizabeth Weller1,
  2. Joon Kang1,
  3. Roomana Sheikh2 and
  4. Ronald Weller3

Published Online: 21 NOV 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470010851.ch4

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders

How to Cite

Weller, E., Kang, J., Sheikh, R. and Weller, R. (2004) Detection and Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents, in Early Detection and Management of Mental Disorders (eds M. Maj, J. J. López-Ibor, N. Sartorius, M. Sato and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470010851.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    University of Naples, Italy

  2. 5

    Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

  3. 6

    University of Geneva, Switzerland

  4. 7

    Tohuko University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

  5. 8

    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th & Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine, Eppi, 3200 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19129, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 NOV 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010839

Online ISBN: 9780470010853

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Keywords:

  • bipolar disorder;
  • Mood disturbance symptoms;
  • childhood bipolar disorder;
  • General Behavior Inventory;
  • Adolescent subsyndromal bipolar disorder;
  • adult-onset bipolar disorder;
  • Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF);
  • Substance abuse;
  • Clinical rating scales

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence of Bipolarity in Children: Underdiagnosis, Overdiagnosis, Misdiagnosis

  • Clinical Descriptions

  • Differences Between Adult-, Adolescent- and Child-Onset Bipolar Disorder

  • Differential Diagnosis and Comorbidity

  • Longitudinal Course of the Disorder: Outcome Studies

  • Diagnostic Assessment

  • Management of Bipolar Disorder in the Youth

  • Conclusions

  • References