Negative life events in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.

TitleNegative life events in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsRomero, S, Birmaher B, Axelson DA, Iosif A-M, Williamson DE, Gill MK, Goldstein BI, Strober MA, Hunt J, Goldstein TR, Esposito-Smythers C, Iyengar S, Ryan ND, Keller M
JournalThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Date Published2009 Oct
KeywordsAdolescent, Age Factors, Age of Onset, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Bipolar disorder, Child, Comorbidity, Continental Population Groups, Depressive Disorder, Family Health, Female, Hospitalization, Humans, Life Change Events, Male, Personality Inventory, Social Class, Treatment Outcome

To study the relationship between negative life events and demographic and clinical variables in youth with bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, and bipolar disorder not otherwise specified (NOS), as well as to compare the rates of life events in youth with bipolar disorder, depressive and/or anxiety disorders (DEP-ANX), and healthy controls.

Alternate JournalJ Clin Psychiatry