Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents
Summary: Guidance on the assessment including screening, use of instruments, evaluation of comorbidity and diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Children and adolescents. The principles of management including safe use of medication; medication choice for various phases of the illness specifying first and second line agents; the role of non-pharmacological interventions; and treatment algorithm for each phase of illness.
Authors: Shiv Gautam, Akhilesh Jain, Manaswi Gautam, Anita Gautam, Tushar Jagawat
Year of Publication: January-2018
Citation: Gautam S, Jain A, Gautam M, Gautam A, Jagawat T. Clinical practice guidelines for bipolar affective disorder (BPAD) in children and adolescents. Indian J Psychiatry 2019;61, Suppl S2:294-305
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