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Paediatric mood disorders

David Brent and Boris Birmaher

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696758
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743221 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696758.003.0218
Paediatric mood disorders

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In this chapter, we describe the nosology and epidemiology of paediatric unipolar and bipolar disorders, risk factors and predictors of course, and the evidence base for pharmacological and psychosocial treatments. We conclude this chapter by suggesting areas for future research.

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Subjects: Psychiatry

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