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How to voice your concerns about your child having bipolar
michelle1981 posted:
Why is it that people are telling me that my 8 year old is too young to be diagnosed with bipolar? Can someone let me know how I can get my son the correct diagnosis for my son?

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momuv4girls responded:
The very best tool you can have for your life and your son's life is to find a top-notch, board certified Child Psychiatrist.

You need to do a lot of research and ask a thousand questions.

Here is a link to help find Dr.s in your area.

My daughter was diagnosed at age 7 with "mood disorder", which is not an uncommon diagnosis for children who may eventually end up with full-blown bipolar. Often times children develop into other diagnosis as they age.
Proper treatment and medication is what is most important for a young child that is suffering.

Take care, and write back anytime!

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