Factors associated with the persistence and onset of new anxiety disorders in youth with bipolar spectrum disorders.

@article{Sala2012FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with the persistence and onset of new anxiety disorders in youth with bipolar spectrum disorders.},
  author={Regina Sala and David Axelson and Josefina Castro-Fornieles and Tina R Goldstein and Benjamin I Goldstein and Wonho Ha and Fangzi Liao and Mary Kay Gill and Satish Iyengar and Michael Strober and Shirley Yen and Heather M Hower and Jeffrey I. Hunt and Daniel P. Dickstein and Neal D. Ryan and Martin B. Keller and Boris J Birmaher},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={87-94}
}
OBJECTIVE Anxiety disorders are among the most common comorbid conditions in youth with bipolar disorder, but, to our knowledge, no studies examined the course of anxiety disorders in youth and adults with bipolar disorder. METHOD As part of the Course and Outcome of Bipolar Youth study, 413 youth, ages 7 to 17 years who met criteria for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) bipolar I disorder (n = 244), bipolar II disorder (n = 28), and operationally defined bipolar… CONTINUE READING