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Early intervention for symptomatic youth at risk for bipolar disorder: a randomized trial of family-focused therapy.

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OBJECTIVE: Depression and brief periods of (hypo)mania are linked to an increased risk of progression to bipolar I or II disorder (BD) in children of bipolar parents. This randomized trial examined the effects of a 4-month family-focused therapy (FFT) program on the 1-year course of mood symptoms in youth at high familial risk for BD, and explored its comparative benefits among youth in families with high versus low expressed emotion (EE). METHOD: Participants were 40 youth (mean 12.3±2.8 ye...

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10.1016/j.jaac.2012.10.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Journal:
Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
52
Issue:
2
Pages:
121-131
Publication date:
2013-02-01
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EISSN:
1527-5418
ISSN:
0890-8567
Language:
English
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pubs:371527
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uuid:d0ebddc1-33c6-40ab-9c20-9abad79ba0c0
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pubs:371527
Source identifiers:
371527
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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