TITLE

A Closer Examination of Bipolar Disorder in School-Age Children

AUTHOR(S)
Bardick, Angela D.; Bernes, Kerry B.
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Professional School Counseling;Oct2005, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Children who present with severe behavioral concerns may be diagnosed as having other commonly diagnosed childhood disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and/or conduct disorder, among others, when they may be suffering from early-onset bipolar disorder. Awareness of the symptoms of early-onset bipolar disorder may lead to appropriate referrals for assessment and treatment, as well as collaborative program planning for children with bipolar disorder. Implications and recommendations for school counselors are discussed.
ACCESSION #
18723789

 

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