Irritability without elation in a large bipolar youth sample: frequency and clinical description.

TitleIrritability without elation in a large bipolar youth sample: frequency and clinical description.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsHunt, J, Birmaher B, Leonard H, Strober M, Axelson D, Ryan N, Yang M, Gill MK, Dyl J, Esposito-Smythers C, Swenson L, Goldstein B, Goldstein T, Stout R, Keller M
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume48
Issue7
Pagination730-9
Date Published2009 Jul
ISSN1527-5418
KeywordsAcademic Medical Centers, Adolescent, Age Factors, Bipolar disorder, California, Child, Comorbidity, Cross-Sectional Studies, Diagnosis, Differential, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Euphoria, Female, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Humans, Incidence, Interview, Psychological, Irritable Mood, Male, Massachusetts, Phenotype, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Socioeconomic Factors
Abstract

To determine whether some children with bipolar disorder (BP) manifest irritability without elation and whether these children differ on sociodemographic, phenotypic, and familial features from those who have elation and no irritability and from those who have both.

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.650
Alternate JournalJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry