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About Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

In About Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Guide For Families, The Balanced Mind Parent Network examines bipolar disorder that emerges in childhood or adolescence.


New DBSA Podcast: Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Today we debut the Parent Connection, a new column that will appear each month in the DBSA eUpdate. We also debut the first in a new series of parent-focused DBSA podcasts, which will showcase important emerging treatments for, and information about, depression and bipolar disorder in children and adolescents. Today's podcast features DBSA Parent Volunteer Coordinator Julia Small, who speaks with Dr. Kenneth Towbin of the National Institute of Mental Health about ongoing research that will further our understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder and related mood disorders. Read more:  http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_eupdate_2014_february#PC

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NIMH Withdraws Support for DSM-V

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Children's Mental Health Fact Sheet: Improving Lives, Avoiding Tragedies

The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School reminds us all of the importance of the early identification of mental illness and the critical need for intervention with effective services and supports. Mental health conditions are prevalent among our nation’s youth. Mental illness is treatable and the best outcomes occur with early identification and intervention. We can avoid the tragic and costly consequences of unidentified and untreated mental illness in youth by taking action. We can and should do far better for our nation’s youth.

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Psychiatrists Revise Mental Disorder Categories