Psychosocial functioning among bipolar youth.

TitlePsychosocial functioning among bipolar youth.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsGoldstein, TR, Birmaher B, Axelson D, Goldstein BI, Gill MK, Esposito-Smythers C, Ryan ND, Strober MA, Hunt J, Keller M
JournalJournal of affective disorders
Date Published2009 Apr
KeywordsAdolescent, Affect, Bipolar disorder, Child, Comorbidity, Conduct Disorder, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Pennsylvania, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Questionnaires, Risk Assessment, Severity of Illness Index, Social Behavior

Evidence indicates that children and adolescents with bipolar disorder (BP) experience significant functional impairment. However, little is known about the association between psychosocial functioning and episodes of illness, demographic, and clinical variables in this population.

Alternate JournalJ Affect Disord