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  1. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Home Treatment

    There are steps you can take at home to reduce your child's symptoms of bipolar disorder.

  2. Bipolar Disorder - Other Treatment

    Almost all people who have bipolar disorder need medication. But counseling is also important to help you cope with work and relationship struggles related to your illness.

  3. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Health Tools

    Healthwise information provided on managing a manic episode in adolescents.

  4. Bipolar Disorder: Preventing Manic Episodes

    The more you know about bipolar disorder, the better you will be able to cope with this lifelong illness. There are many steps that you can take-or help a loved one take-to recognize and better manage manic episodes.Learn the warning signs of a manic episode and get early treatment to avoid disruption in your life.At the same time each day, record your mood and any symptoms.Take medicines as ...

  5. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - What Increases Your Risk

    Your child's risk of developing bipolar disorder or other mood disorders increases.

  6. Bipolar Disorder - Home Treatment

    Home treatment is important in bipolar disorder.

  7. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Treatment Overview

    Although mood changes and other symptoms associated with bipolar disorder are challenging, they can be managed effectively.

  8. Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Medications

    While medications to treat bipolar disorder have been well studied for use in adults, there are few long - term studies that confirm the effectiveness and safety of mood stabilizers in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.

  9. Bipolar Disorder - What Happens

    With bipolar disorder, you alternate between episodes of depression and mania. In between, you may return completely to normal or have some remaining symptoms.

  10. Differences Between ADHD and Bipolar Disorder in Children - Topic Overview

    Bipolar disorder in children and teens and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) share some similar characteristics. It is possible for a child to have both conditions,but certain characteristics help distinguish one from the other: Comparing symptoms of bipolar disorder and ADHD Symptoms of bipolar disorder Symptoms of ADHD The child throws violent,destructive temper tantrums that ...

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