Can 'Talk Therapy' Help Bipolar Disorder In Children/Adolescents?

Dr. Robert Findling answers the question: 'Talk Therapy For Bipolar Children?'

ByABC News
February 28, 2008, 9:53 AM

— -- Question: Can 'talk therapy' help my bipolar disorder in children/adolescents?

Answer: When you're talking about children and adolescents we clearly have a growing body of scientific evidence to suggest that talk therapy can really be a helpful adjunct to medicine treatment for youngsters with bipolar illness. However, there is some new evidence from our own center to suggest that youngsters who are in the earliest stages of bipolar illness, may actually do very well with talk therapy alone.

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