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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.
Most children who have bipolar disorder need medication. However, other forms of treatment used along with medications play an important role in balancing mood and improving quality of life.
Although mood changes and other symptoms associated with bipolar disorder are challenging, they can be managed effectively.
Often the first signs of bipolar disorder are severe moodiness, unhappiness, or other symptoms of depression.
Children or teens with bipolar disorder, also called manic - depressive disorder, have moods with extreme ups and downs.
Call or other emergency services immediately if your child makes threats or attempts to harm himself or herself or another person, or shows warning signs of suicide.
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