References for “Bipolar disorder in children,” May 2007

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. "Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder," Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (January 2007): Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 107-25. Axelson D, et al. "Phenomenology of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders," Archives of General Psychiatry (October 2006): Vol. 63, No. 10, pp. 1139-48. Birmaher B, et al. "Clinical Course of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders," Archives of General Psychiatry (February 2006): Vol. 63, No. 2, pp. 175-83. (Locked) More »

References for “Thyroid deficiency and mental health”

Abraham G, et al. "T3 Augmentation of SSRI Resistant Depression," Journal of Affective Disorders (April 2006): Vol. 91, Nos. 2-3, pp. 211-15. Bauer M, et al. "Treatment of Refractory Depression with High-Dose Thyroxine," Neuropsychopharmacology (June 1998): Vol. 18, No.6, pp. 44 -55. Bono G, et al. "Cognitive and Affective Status in Mild Hypothyroidism and Interactions with L-Thyroxine Treatment," Acta Neurologica Scandinavica (July 2004): Vol. 110, No. 1, pp. 59-66. (Locked) More »

Bipolar disorder in children

Bipolar disorder is often not recognized in children or is misdiagnosed as ADHD. Therapy along with a combination of medications can be effective, but there is often a lengthy dosage adjustment trial period, and there are numerous possible side effects. (Locked) More »

Thyroid deficiency and mental health

Researchers are exploring a potential link between thyroid deficiency and mental health problems. Though the findings are inconsistent, there is evidence that thyroid medication can help those with depression, even if their thyroid function is normal. More »

In Brief: Addiction treatment, ready or not

A test that measures readiness to change as an indicator of success in substance abuse treatment finds that those who are most prepared to change tend to be those with the most serious problems, but this does not mean they will be most likely to succeed. (Locked) More »