Bipolar Affective Disorder In Adolescents
Keywords:Adolescents, Bipolar Affective Disorders, Treatment
AbstractBipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic condition characterized by mood swings that is not rarely presented in adolescents. The presence of comorbid disorders is believed to affect negatively the patientâ€™s state. It has been investigated predictors and risk factors for this disease and it might be a path to get more understanding about the psychopathology underneath the BD. The concomitant substance use disorders in a bipolar individual are a challenge to achieve a successful treatment. The diagnosis of BD is still not clearly stablished, as well as the most
effective treatment is still controversial and undefied. Suicide in a depressive frame of bipolar disorder is one of the biggest concerns for the medicine field.
Psychiatry & Mental Health
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