Controversies Surrounding the Pediatric Bipolar Diagnosis & Treatment (Bioethics Briefs)

A research scholar at a bioethics center describes issues and controversies with children diagnosed with bipolar disorders or a newer diagnosis proposed for the DSM-V, temper dysregulation disorder with dysphoria (TDD), which would reclassify those who may have been given a bipolar label. Discusses some issues involved with changing diagnoses, and with the lack of effective treatments for either. Excellent, very informative commentary examining pros and cons.

Producer: The Hastings Center Featuring: Josephine Johnston
Format: Flash Date: 11/04/10
Length: 00:05:01  
Video Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BklAkoMIHgw
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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2010). Kids with Bipolar or Temper Dysregulation Disorder with Dysphoria. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 24, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2010/12/kids-with-bipolar-or-temper-dysregulation-disorder-with-dysphoria/