Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens Directory
Bipolar disorder can appear in teens and children as young as 6, but diagnosing bipolar in younger people is still controversial because symptoms can mimic other disorders or even normal child behavior. If your child or teen does have bipolar disorder, it is important to follow medication and lifestyle guidelines set by your doctor. Symptoms are similar to those of adults with bipolar disorder. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how bipolar disorder looks in children and teens, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.
Bipolar Depression: What Helps?
Low periods are part of bipolar disorder. Learn how to recognize depression and how to get through it.
Types of Bipolar Disorder
A look at the different types of bipolar disorder, including bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymic disorder, mixed bipolar, and rapid cycling.
Children and Teens With Bipolar Disorder
Get information about bipolar disorder in children and teens.
Bipolar Disorder Online Community
Living with bipolar disorder? Share your tips on coping with heightened feelings of well-being and depression, as well as common medication and treatment options.
Balancing Act: A Mother and Her Sons Cope with Bipolar Disorder
How one family learned to deal with bipolar disorder.
Special Report - Bipolar Disorder In Kids
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Bipolar Disorder Health Check - Take the WebMD Bipolar Disorder Assessment
WebMD Bipolar Disorder Health Check will guide you through a series of physician-created questions related to bipolar disorder. It was designed to explore and evaluate your health history, symptoms, treatment approaches, and lifestyle to help you manage your health better.