J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry.  2007 Apr;18(1):66-71.

The Pharmacotherapy of Pediatric Bipolar I Disorder: Case Report

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  • 1Department of Psychiatry, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea.
  • 2Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, Pochon CHA University, Seongnam, Korea. chachacha97@hanmail.net

Abstract

There has been increasing recognition of pediatric bipolar disorder in the psychiatric field during the past 10 years. The clinical presentation of this disorder in preadolescent is greatly debated and few studies have been conducted in Korea. The authors report 3 cases of children with bipolar I disorder whose clinical symptoms were improved after pharmacotherapy. The authors also review current concepts, debates and treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder.

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Pediatric Bipolar Disorder; Pharmacotherapy
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