Bipolar disorder is more than shifting moods. It’s a chronic brain disorder most commonly marked by bouts of extreme and often impairing changes in thinking, mood and behavior. Symptoms may emerge gradually or suddenly, and they can appear at any time in a person’s life. Researchers have identified cases of bipolar disorder in every age group studied, including preschoolers.
Childhood bipolar disorder, also known as pediatric bipolar disorder, is much less commonly diagnosed than adults with the disorder. In fact, its ...Continue Reading →