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Strategies for the Early Recognition of Bipolar Disorder

Terence A. Ketter, MD

Published: July 15, 2011

Article Abstract

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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