13. Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: The Promise of Psychopharmacotherapy

  1. Hagop S. Akiskal2 and
  2. Mauricio Tohen3,4
  1. Joseph Biederman

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470017953.ch13

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient

How to Cite

Biederman, J. (2005) Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: The Promise of Psychopharmacotherapy, in Bipolar Psychopharmacotherapy: Caring for the Patient (eds H. S. Akiskal and M. Tohen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470017953.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    International Mood Center, Department of Psychiatry at the University of San Diego and Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr. (116-A), San Diego, CA 92161, USA

  2. 3

    McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, MA, USA

  3. 4

    Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly & Co, 525 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225, USA

Author Information

  1. Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit (ACC 725), Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School 15 Parkman Street, Boston, MA 02114-3139, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856079

Online ISBN: 9780470017951

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Keywords:

  • pediatric bipolar disorder;
  • prepubertal mania;
  • aggressive temper outbursts;
  • anxiety disorders;
  • lithium prophylaxis;
  • adolescent-onset mania

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Atypicality of Pediatric Mania

  • Comorbidity with ADHD

  • Comorbidity with Conduct Disorder (CD)

  • Comorbidity with Anxiety Disorders

  • Correspondence between Categorical and Dimensional Measures

  • Comorbidity with Substance use Disorders

  • Pediatric Mania and Trauma

  • Treatment Considerations

  • Summary

  • References