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Lionel Bailly – Pediatric Bipolar?


Issue 46 (Spring 2011)  Pages – 47-56


Between 1994 and 2003 the number of outpatient pediatric psychiatry visits associated with the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in the USA apparently increased 40-fold. Such an increase was not supported by any new research evidence and illustrated a shift of professional towards a purely organic model of child behaviour. The preparation of DSM 5 showed a return to a more psychological model of disturbances in children with the introduction of a new disorder: Temper Dysregulation Disorder with Dysphoria. However, psychoanalytical models can provide a deeper understanding of the process leading to the observed symptoms.

Pediatric Bipolar?

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