After reading this chapter, you should be able to…
14.1 Differentiate among Bipolar I, Bipolar II, and Cyclothymic Disorder and show how children might manifest these disorders differently than adults.
Describe some of the most common genetic, biological, and social-familial causes of bipolar disorders in children and adolescents.
Evaluate the effectiveness of medication and psychotherapy for preventing and treating bipolar disorders in youths.
14.2 Describe the key features of Schizophrenia and show how children might display the signs and symptoms of this disorder differently than adults.
Outline the neurodevelopmental model for Schizophrenia in children and adolescents.
Describe effective medications and psychosocial treatments to prevent or manage Schizophrenia in children and adolescents.