Strategies for the Early Recognition of Bipolar Disorder
J Clin Psychiatry 2011;72(7):e22
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Bipolar disorder often exists for 10 or more years without being correctly diagnosed or treated. Early-onset bipolar disorder is associated with longer treatment delay and a worse outcome than adult-onset bipolar disorder. This activity describes various risk factors for the development of bipolar disorder and discusses possible solutions to the challenges surrounding timely diagnosis.
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