Manic depressive disorder, or bipolar disorder is a very common mood disorder that primary care clinicians see in their offices. How is it defined? What are the signs and symptoms? And, how young is too young? Host Dr. Peter S. Jensen welcomes Dr.Mark Frye, Professor of Psychiatry at Mayo Clinic and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. Dr. Frye answers these questions and much more regarding bipolar disorder in our younger patients. As well as, screening, treatment options, and research regarding multiple-pharmacy treatment strategy.
During this interview, Dr. Frye refers to the follwing website for free downloadable screening tooals: www.dbsalliance.org