Evidence-Based Practices for Bipolar Spectrum Disorders in Youth
Mary Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP
Ohio State University
In this overview, Dr. Fristad discusses the rationale for biopsychosocial treatment of bipolar disorder in youth. She also summarizes evidence-based treatments for youth with bipolar disorder and provides information about resources for families of children with bipolar disorder.
Mary Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board certified clinical child psychologist specialized in the assessment and treatment childhood mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), with a focus on psychotherapy and nutritional interventions. She is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology and Nutrition at the Ohio State University, where she has worked for over 25 years. Dr. Fristad has over 150 publications, including books for families, therapists, and accompanying workbooks for parents, children and therapists.