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Childhood Bipolar Disorder

The False Epidemic of Childhood Bipolar Disorder

Allen Frances | Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Allen Frances

Childhood bipolar disorder used to be vanishingly rare, but has recently become far too common -- in just 15 years, rates have jumped an amazing 40-fold.

The Connection Between Big Pharma And Our Kids

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. | Posted 11.25.2011 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

I felt like I was really losing touch with my children, that there was a third force between me and them. That third force was big business, and it wasn't at all benevolent.

The Truth About Child Bipolar Diagnosis

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. | Posted 09.14.2011 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

The most ardent proponents of bipolar disorder in children acknowledge that up to 90 percent of the children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, which can be treated with relative ease with stimulant medications.

Psychiatry Makes War on "Bipolar Children"

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Children trying to come off multiple psychiatric medications almost certainly face severe withdrawal problems. But if they are kept on drugs indefinitely, their condition will deteriorate.