Parents Struggle With Decision To Medicate Bipolar Kids

Treating a child with heavy medication has far-reaching implications.

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    But there is also another factor at work. Parents, not children, are responsible for the decision to medicate minors. And some, as I did with my older son, agonize over that decision. In my case, we did not go with a stimulant but with a blood pressure ...
    04/3/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Parents struggle with decision to medicate bipolar kids
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    Lindsay Lohan has been to rehab five times, and done multiple stints in jail -- all by the tender age of 26. This impressive resume somehow has her mother, Dina Lohan, believing that she's qualified to give advice to other parents. In an interview with ...
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    I have just recently discovered that I am most likely gluten intolerant ... So yes, I really believe there is a connection! Oh, and we avoided meds. We were told we'd have to medicate our daughter for her anxiety so she could attend kindy.
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    Drug therapy and making a switch in schools- to one better prepared to work with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – are the most effective treatments for those with the condition, a Consumer Reports Health survey finds. The analysis ...
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    People ask me if they can treat their bipolar disorder without medication all the time. They think that I have some secret answer to give them.
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  • Shhh, My Parent is Bipolar. ~ Anonymous | elephant journal
    I am a daughter living with a BiPolar father and have been since before i can really remeber i know how hard it must be for you and fro your daughter and i respect that.
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