A 41-year-old member asked:
Help? i was wondering how prevalent bipolar disorder in children, which meds have they been taking, and how do they do in school?
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Child Psychiatry 15 years experience
Tough to say...: Pediatric bipolar disorder is a somewhat controversial and relatively new diagnosis. Many times people diagnosed with this condition turn out later to have other illnesses. They are often treated with medications like risperdal, seroquel, (quetiapine) lithium, or Depakote which are serious medications that need to be monitored carefully by a physician. I would consult your doctor for more information.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2015
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