Understanding Postpartum Depression -- the Basics
Learn about the basics of postpartum depression from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- Symptoms
Learn about the symptoms of postpartum depression and what to do if you or a loved one has postpartum depression.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- Diagnosis and Treatment
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of postpartum depression from the experts at WebMD.
Understanding Postpartum Depression -- Prevention
Find out what you can do to reduce your risk of developing postpartum depression from the experts at WebMD.
Antipsychotics for Child and Teen Bipolar Disorder
Drug details for Antipsychotics for childhood and adolescent bipolar disorder.
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Other Treatment
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.
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - When To Call a Doctor
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.
Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - What Increases Your Risk
Your child's risk of developing bipolar disorder or other mood disorders increases.
Bipolar Disorder in Children: Helping Your Child Prevent Manic Episodes
Key pointsThe more you know about bipolar disorder, the better you will be able to help your child or adolescent cope with this lifelong illness. There are many steps your child can take to help avoid manic episodes and to recognize and deal with an episode when symptoms begin. Your child should:Exercise, eat a balanced diet, get a good night's sleep, and keep a consistent schedule to reduce ...
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.