Four-year longitudinal course of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders: the Course and Outcome of Bipolar Youth (COBY) study.

TitleFour-year longitudinal course of children and adolescents with bipolar spectrum disorders: the Course and Outcome of Bipolar Youth (COBY) study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsBirmaher, B, Axelson D, Goldstein B, Strober M, Gill MK, Hunt J, Houck P, Ha W, Iyengar S, Kim E, Yen S, Hower H, Esposito-Smythers C, Goldstein T, Ryan N, Keller M
JournalThe American journal of psychiatry
Volume166
Issue7
Pagination795-804
Date Published2009 Jul
ISSN1535-7228
KeywordsAdolescent, Bipolar disorder, Child, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Questionnaires, Retrospective Studies, Severity of Illness Index, Time Factors, Treatment Outcome
Abstract

The authors sought to assess the longitudinal course of youths with bipolar spectrum disorders over a 4-year period.

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.650
Alternate JournalAm J Psychiatry