Bipolar Disorder in Childhood and Early Adolescence

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This volume provides a state-of-the-science review of knowledge on bipolar disorder in children, covering all aspects of theory and research. Leading clinical researchers address such topics as epidemiology, diagnosis and assessment, comorbidity, and outcomes. Compelling findings are presented on the neurobiological and genetic bases of the disorder. Throughout, contributors identify promising directions for further investigation while weighing in on key methodological questions and areas of controversy.

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Barbara Geller, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis. An internationally recognized researcher for studies of child and adolescent bipolar disorders, Dr. Geller is principal investigator on multiple National Institute of Mental Health-funded projects. Dr. Geller earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and completed her residency and fellowship at New York University-Bellevue Medical Center. She has served on numerous federal advisory committees, editorial boards, and advocacy group scientific advisory boards. Among her awards are the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Nathan Cummings Special Research Award and the National Alliance on Mental Illness Exemplary Psychiatrist Award. Widely published, Dr. Geller has written more than 125 articles on diagnostic characteristics, phenomenology, longitudinal course, family psychopathology, molecular genetics, and pharmacological treatment of pediatric manic-depressive disorders.

 

Melissa P. DelBello, MD, MS, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Vice-Chair for Clinical Research, and Codirector of the Division of Bipolar Disorders Research at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is also Director, Research Education and Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division, at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. DelBello earned her medical degree with honors from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in Rochester, New York. She completed her residency in psychiatry at the Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. DelBello is the author or coauthor of over 100 journal articles or chapters, and her primary research interests include neuropharmacology and neurodevelopment of pediatric bipolar disorder.

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Introduction
Melissa P. DelBello, David Axelson, and Barbara Geller
1. Bipolar Disorder in Adolescents: Epidemiology and Suicidal Behavior
Peter M. Lewinsohn, John R. Seeley, and Daniel N. Klein
2. Phenomenology and Longitudinal Course of Children with a Prepubertal and Early Adolescent Bipolar Disorder Phenotype
Barbara Geller, James L. Craney, Kristine Bolhofner, Melissa P. DelBello, David Axelson, John Luby, Marlene Williams, Betsy Zimerman, Michael J. Nickelsburg, Jean A. Frazier, and Linda Beringer
3. Bipolar Disorder in Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Sandra DeJong and Jean A. Frazier
4. Bipolar Disorder and Comorbid Disorders: The Case for a Dimensional Nosology
Demitri F. Papolos
5. Offspring Studies in Child and Early Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
Kiki Chang and Hans Steiner
6. The Role of NMDA Receptor Hypofunction in Idiopathic Psychotic Disorders
Nuri B. Farber and John W. Newcomer
7. Neuroimaging in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Melissa P. DelBello and Robert A. Kowatch
8. Affective Neuroscience and the Pathophysiology of Bipolar Disorder
Robinder K. Bhangoo, Christen M. Deveney, and Ellen Leibenluft
9. The Immune System and Bipolar Affective Disorder
Ohel Soto and Tanya K. Murphy
10. Sleep and Other Biological Rhythms
Uma Rao
11. The Genetics of Bipolar Disorder
Judith A. Badner
12. The Pharmacological Treatment of Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder
Neal D. Ryan
13. Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar Disorder
Jill S. Goldberg-Arnold and Mary A. Fristad
14. Family Interventions for Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder
Mary A. Fristad and Jill S. Goldberg-Arnold
15. Internet Support for Parents of Children with Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder
Martha Hellander, Dory P. Sisson, and Mary A. Fristad

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