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Drug comparison conducted to evaluate treatment of bipolar in children

Bipolar disorders in children are often characterized by sexual promiscuity, failure in school and suicide. It is prone to misdiagnosis and thus treatment is often inadequate. Researchers are currently comparing the efficacy of risperidone (a new antipsychotic) and divalproex sodium (a common mood stabilizer).

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About: Drug comparison conducted to evaluate treatment of bipolar in children

Date: 25 October 2004

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