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Clinical and therapeutical approaches of children and adolescent bipolar disorders
Bipolar disorder remains a condition which it is underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed among children and adolescents. The specific traits, like rapid cycling and mixed episodes often complicate the diagnosis. In additional, overlapping and comorbid conditions may influence the differential diagnosis. Thus, it is necessary that age specific studies may produce diagnostic criteria specific for younger patients because an earlier and accurate diagnosis will determine an adequate therapeutically management.
Key words: bipolar disorder, children, diagnosis, therapy