A 41-year-old member asked:
I'm bipolar with mostly depression, so will my baby have that too?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 16 years experience
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Possible Risk: If you have bipolar disorder, your child has a higher risk of eventually having bipolar disorder compared to the general population. However, there is still a much greater likelihood that your child will not have bipolar disorder. It is something to be aware of, but not something to automatically expect.
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 9, 2016
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