Neurocognition in bipolar disorder and juvenile bipolar disorder.

  title={Neurocognition in bipolar disorder and juvenile bipolar disorder.},
  author={Catherine Marie Cahill and Garry Walter and Gin S. Malhi},
  journal={Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry = Journal de l'Academie canadienne de psychiatrie de l'enfant et de l'adolescent},
  volume={18 3},
INTRODUCTION In the ongoing quest for improved diagnostic markers of bipolar illness, the focus of research has gradually shifted to examining the onset of mood difficulties early in life and investigating the potential corollaries of such early onset such as cognitive impairment, disruption of social and emotional functioning, and constriction of quality of life. This article considers the disruptions to cognitive functioning that accompany bipolar disorder and compares adult and child… CONTINUE READING

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