Phenomenology of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders.

TitlePhenomenology of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsAxelson, D, Birmaher B, Strober M, Gill MK, Valeri S, Chiappetta L, Ryan N, Leonard H, Hunt J, Iyengar S, Bridge J, Keller M
JournalArchives of general psychiatry
Date Published2006 Oct
KeywordsAdolescent, Age Factors, Age of Onset, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar disorder, Child, Comorbidity, Depressive Disorder, Major, Diagnosis, Differential, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Family Health, Female, Hospitalization, Humans, Male, Medical History Taking, Mental Disorders, Phenotype, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Severity of Illness Index, Suicide

Children and adolescents who present with manic symptoms frequently do not meet the full DSM-IV criteria for bipolar I disorder (BP-I).

Alternate JournalArch. Gen. Psychiatry