Clinical trial, childhood bipolar disorder

Bipolar Research Studies Clinical trial of riluzole in pediatric bipolar disorder Date: Oct. 6, 2011 This study is testing the effectiveness of riluzole versus placebo for decreasing anxiety in children with pediatric bipolar disorder (BP). Children and youth with bipolar disorder display episodic elevated mood and associated symptoms of decreased need for sleep, increased goal-directed … Continue reading Clinical trial, childhood bipolar disorder

Childhood Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder is rare among children. But for parents who may have concerns about their youngsters behavior, Dr. Ellen Leibenluft talks about possible warning signs. Dr. Leibenluft is Senior Investigator and Chief of the Bipolar Spectrum Disorder Section at the National Institute of Mental Health.

NAMI-DAC helping people understand mental illness

By Andi Murphy / amurphy@lcsun-news.com Posted: 02/15/2012 01:00:00 AM MST NAMI-DAC updated some information in this article in 2016 to reflect current NAMI-DAC leaders and classes. LAS CRUCES — When Becky Beckett’s daughter was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1994, the doctor told her to do two things: One, read a book called, “Surviving Schizophrenia,” and … Continue reading NAMI-DAC helping people understand mental illness