Understanding Bipolar Disorder in youth and teens: The National Institute of Mental Health
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This link on Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens is part of a larger online resource on Health & Education provided by the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Under the “Health Topic” of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens, visitors to the site are provided with an overview of what bipolar disorder is, who develops bipolar disorder and how bipolar disorder in children and youth is different from bipolar disorder in adults. Additionally, there are sections covering causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, what children and teens can expect from treatment, as well as sections on how parents and others can help children and teens who are struggling with bipolar disorder or are otherwise in crisis. It is important to note that this is a U.S. based website and that the toll-free hotline numbers provided are only applicable in the U.S.
The National Institute of Mental Health is a government organization located in the United States that is dedicated to the promotion, support and dissemination of scientific research that enhances our understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.
Understanding the causes, risk factors, and treatment options for Bipolar Disorder: Teen Mental Health
The following link on bipolar disorder is part of a larger online resource made available…
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