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Possible for a six year old be bipolar?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Usually the symptoms are not recognized until the teens, but it is a genetic disorder. The symptoms may be different in children and it has only been recently that we have begun to be able to recognize the symptoms in children.
There are many other emotional and physical disorders which can cause similar symptoms. Find a good child psychiatrist.

In brief: Yes

Usually the symptoms are not recognized until the teens, but it is a genetic disorder. The symptoms may be different in children and it has only been recently that we have begun to be able to recognize the symptoms in children.
There are many other emotional and physical disorders which can cause similar symptoms. Find a good child psychiatrist.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Bipolar kid

Very possible, especially with severe anger or rage outbursts and a strong family history of bipolar.

In brief: Bipolar kid

Very possible, especially with severe anger or rage outbursts and a strong family history of bipolar.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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