Increased rates of bipolar disorder diagnoses among U.S. child, adolescent, and adult inpatients, 1996-2004.

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BACKGROUND Volatile, aggressive behavior is the chief complaint that brings children to inpatient psychiatric care. These difficulties are increasingly conceptualized as bipolar disorder (BD). The impact of doing so on clinical diagnoses in clinical care is uncertain. METHODS We extracted records from the annual National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS… (More)

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@article{Blader2007IncreasedRO, title={Increased rates of bipolar disorder diagnoses among U.S. child, adolescent, and adult inpatients, 1996-2004.}, author={Joseph C. Blader and Gabrielle A. Carlson}, journal={Biological psychiatry}, year={2007}, volume={62 2}, pages={107-14} }