Comparison of manic and depressive symptoms between children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders.

TitleComparison of manic and depressive symptoms between children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBirmaher, B, Axelson D, Strober M, Gill MK, Yang M, Ryan N, Goldstein B, Hunt J, Esposito-Smythers C, Iyengar S, Goldstein T, Chiapetta L, Keller M, Leonard H
JournalBipolar disorders
Volume11
Issue1
Pagination52-62
Date Published2009 Feb
ISSN1399-5618
KeywordsAdolescent, Age Factors, Bipolar disorder, Child, Depression, Female, Humans, Male, Mental Disorders, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Psychometrics
Abstract

To compare the most severe lifetime (current or past) mood symptoms, duration of illness, and rates of lifetime comorbid disorders among youth with bipolar spectrum disorders [BP (bipolar-I, bipolar-II and bipolar-not otherwise specified)].

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.650
Alternate JournalBipolar Disord