Kratt, Diane
July 2008
Grand Magazine;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p24
The article offers resources for families with bipolar kids. The author shares that her son, initially diagnosed at age six with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), was actually suffering from early-onset bipolar disorder. To help parents figure out the disorder, she wrote the book "Connecting the Pieces: The Discovery of Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder." disorder. A list of websites that offer information on bipolar disorder is also presented including www.bpkids.org, www.nami.org, and www.bipolarchild.com.


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