Articles tagged with: family history and pediatric Bipolar Disorder

Family History Plays an Important Role in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

on Wednesday, 25 April 2012.

Bipolar Disorder And Substance Abuse

Diagnosis of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder rose 4,000% from 1994 to 2003. Although the disorder is still not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, many doctors have various criteria they use to make this sometimes controversial diagnosis. Family history plays an important role in the diagnosis and progression of this disease.

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  • Opiate Addiction

    Opiate Addiction

    Opiate addiction is recognized as a central nervous system disorder that is caused by the abuse of such drugs like oxycodone, morphine, oxycontin and opium.


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