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Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2009 Apr;18(2):405-20, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2008.12.003.

Affect regulation in pediatric bipolar disorder.

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Pediatric Mood, Imaging, & Neurodevelopment Program, EP Bradley Hospital, Bradley/Hasbro Children's Research Center, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA. daniel_dickstein@brown.edu

Abstract

Increasingly, clinicians and researchers alike are describing children presenting with emotional and behavioral problems as suffering from deficits of "affect regulation." The present article reviews the current understanding of affect regulation. The authors also discuss recent findings implicating affect dysregulation in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder.

PMID:
19264270
DOI:
10.1016/j.chc.2008.12.003
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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