Bipolar Disorder in Childhood and Early Adolescence

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The concept of childhood-onset bipolar disorder has generated significant diagnostic and treatment controversy over the past decade. Based on growing clinical and epidemiologic data, the National Institute of Mental Health convened a roundtable conference in 2001, bringing together leading clinicians and researchers focusing on childhood bipolar disorder.

J Clin Psychiatry 2004;65(8):1151-1152