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Bipolar Disorder (Children and Adolescents)

About mania

12/18/2008

Question:

What can trigger a manic episode without it occurring naturaly?

Answer:

Excellent question! The main answer, for youth, is environmental stress caused by difficulties at home, in school, and/or with peers. In addition, a lack of sleep and alcohol/drugs.

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Response by:

Nicholas   Lofthouse, PhD Nicholas Lofthouse, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University