Monday, July 4, 2011

Explanation for Increases in BP in children?

I'm not a hypochondriac so I'm not one to advocate running out and getting kids tested for every seeming abnormal issue. It's startling to see how many kids these days are popping pills for maladies that didn't exist 40 years ago.

There has been a 400% increase in the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in young children and a 40 times increase between 1995 to 2003 alone according

What are your thoughts? Is there a rash of doctors too eager to doll out bi-polar diagnoses for kids?

Read more in this article.

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