How Effective Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) For The Treatment Of Bipolar Disorder In Children/Adolescents?

Question: How effective is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for the treatment of bipolar disorder in children/adolescents?

Answer: Well in young people cognitive behavioral therapy hasn't been tested to the same extent as it has been in adults. However, there's really good evidence to suggest that this approach that involves psychotherapy; it may be a very useful addition to medicines in young people.

And there's a growing body of evidence that suggests that this needs to be explored in much more detail in order to confirm or refute these initial findings.

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