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People with Down Syndrome suffer abuseIn a case which has left Hopley Farm residents shocked, a mother allegedly locked her son (12) in a room for several years because he had a condition known as Down Syndrome.
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Do Adolescents Mimic Psychiatric Symptoms of Their Virtual Friends?Many adolescents have taken to Internet forums to discuss their struggles with psychiatric disorders not ordinarily diagnosed in persons under 18 years old (eg, bipolar disorder).
Bipolar Disorder Not a 'Quick and Dirty' DiagnosisA major issue facing the field of psychiatry today may not be that children in the United States are being overdiagnosed with bipolar disorder (BD) but that many clinicians do not truly understand the complexities of this type of diagnosis.
What Is Bipolar Disorder?Stephen Fry is the funny guy with the serious illness. This month the British actor claimed bipolar may one day lead him to take his own life.
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