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Top 5 Books on Childhood Bipolar Disorder

By |2016-10-05T06:46:11-04:00December 6th, 2010|Categories: Books, Depression/Anxiety, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

These are the top 5 books I recommend on Childhood (Pediatric) Bipolar Disorder. If you have any that you would like to recommend, feel free to leave a comment on this post. 1. Pavuluri, M. (2008). What works for bipolar kids: Help and hope for parents. New York: Guilford Press. My review: Review 2. Greenberg, R. [...]

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Study finds higher rate of creativity in children with bipolar disorder

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00March 18th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , , |

In a study of 40 children who had or were at risk for bipolar disorder scored higher on a measure of creativity than 18 children without the disorder. All of the children's parents had bipolar disorder. Half of the children of bipolar parents had bipolar disorder themselves, and the other half had ADHD. In the measure [...]

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Bipolar children have greater difficulty with identifying facial expressions

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14-04:00March 5th, 2008|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , |

In the February 2008 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry, it was found that children with bipolar disorder and children who have a parent or sibling with bipolar disorder have the same difficulty with reading facial expressions. Weak connections and differences in activity were found in a brain circuit that interprets the meaning of social [...]

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