Psychosocial functioning among bipolar youth.

  title={Psychosocial functioning among bipolar youth.},
  author={Tina R Goldstein and Boris J Birmaher and David Axelson and Benjamin I Goldstein and Mary Kay Gill and Christianne L Esposito-Smythers and Neal D. Ryan and Michael A. Strober and Jeffrey I. Hunt and Martin B. Keller},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={114 1-3},
BACKGROUND Evidence indicates that children and adolescents with bipolar disorder (BP) experience significant functional impairment. However, little is known about the association between psychosocial functioning and episodes of illness, demographic, and clinical variables in this population. METHODS Subjects included 446 patients aged 7 to 17 diagnosed with DSM-IV bipolar disorder via the K-SADS for the Course and Outcome of Bipolar Youth (COBY) study. The Psychosocial Functioning Schedule… CONTINUE READING


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