How Learning Bipolar Care Techniques Can Benefit You and Your Child?

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If a child or close family member in your home has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, undoubtedly they are in some type of treatment. Experts agree that there are things you can do to help, and that by learning bipolar care techniques, you can lessen the symptoms of manic depression. Acceding to The American Academy […]

Overdiagnosed?

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Bipolar disorder may be overdiagnosed, say researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University. They found that fewer than half of patients previously diagnosed with bipolar disorder were assessed using a comprehensive psychiatric diagnostic interview — the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID). Recent reports suggest that under-diagnosis of bipolar disorder may be an issue, […]

Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person’s mood, energy, and ability to function. Although normal people have ups and downs from time to time, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe and can seriously damage relationships, job and academic performance and can even cause […]

3 Crucial Cautions for Parenting a Bipolar Teenager

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Bipolar disorder can be devastating to anyone having to deal with the symptoms of unbelievable mood swings, outrageous behavior, and overall lack of empathy for those who care. The hardest to deal with is a bipolar teenager who is not only suffering from the symptoms of the disorder, but also has the typical feelings and […]

The Bipolar Issue and Guide for Medical Treatment of Children

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People who are dealing with a bipolar issue actually have to deal with many issues. One of the most heated issues in dealing with bipolar problems is whether or not medication is an effective treatment. This bipolar issue becomes particularly serious when it comes to medicating children diagnosed with bipolar disorder. There is a tremendous […]

Break-Down of Behavior Disorders

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Studies are showing that as many as one in five children may have an identifiable mental, emotional or behavior disorder. Although this number is staggering, the good news is that once identified, such disorders are highly treatable. The nine most common behavior disorders in children include anxiety disorder, depression, bi-polar disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning […]

Steps in Counseling Bipolar Children

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When your child is undergoing bipolar counseling it can be a difficult time, both for you and your child. You may be left wondering just what the therapist is up to and why your child loves him one week and hates him the next. You may also wonder why some sessions seem to be very […]

Outdoor Activities are Crucial in Bipolar Education Programs (Unchanged)

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Wilderness or outward-bound programs have long been proven to help “troubled teens” and are now recommended for educating bipolar students too. Typically these positive results have been with substance abuse and or other behavior disorders such as Oppositional Disorders and ADHD, recently however it’s been found that teens suffering with bipolar disorder can benefit from […]