NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Bipolar Disorder (Children and Adolescents)
What can trigger a manic episode without it occurring naturaly?
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.
Nicholas Lofthouse, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University