Parents Struggle With Decision To Medicate Bipolar Kids

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

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    Let’s first consider a very big factor impacting parents’ decision-making process ... psychiatrists are naturally invested in having parents medicate their children with amphetamine-based stimulants to help the ADHD-diagnosed child be more able ...
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    Growing up in a narcissistic family is like being in the middle of a deadly fire fight twenty four hours a day. The child who survives these skirmishes and all out wars is truly remarkable. I hear and read life stories of those who found survival ...
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  • Parents struggle with decision to medicate bipolar kids
    Sarah McQuilkin says she knew something was wrong with her adopted daughter when she was 2. Now, at 7, Sarita says, "Mommy, the world will be better off without me." A suicidal child sounds impossible, but for kids with bipolar disorder, it's a grim reality.
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  • The Problem with ADHD: Researchers’ Constructions and Parents’ Accounts
    Still, it largely reflects a Western-ethnocentric view and appears greatly preoccupied with parents who do not medicate their children, ignoring parents’ rationales for using medications. Una constante controversia sobre la naturaleza del Síndrome de ...
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  • High Stress Levels in Parents of Adult Children with Mental Illness
    Reference: Barker, E. T., Greenberg, J. S., Seltzer, M. M., Almeida, D. M. Daily Stress and Cortisol Patterns in Parents of Adult Children with a Serious Mental Illness. Health Psychology 31.1 (2012): 130-34. Print.
    02/12/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    Rebecca Lombardo. At 19, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. From that point, life was a struggle. My moods were all over the place. I never knew what to expect.
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    In my experience recovering from a manic episode takes time. It’s been four months since the peak started to wane and I’m just now able to see and feel more ...
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    In reality there are more than 3 three things that people living with bipolar disorder shouldn't do. But, Gabe Howard had to start somewhere. (keep reading)
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