About this series

  • June 22, 2011 - 7:42 AM


Fragile Minds is a periodic Star Tribune series examining children's mental health disorders and the problems that can lead to misdiagnosis and mistreatment.

Today: The number of children diagnosed with bipolar disorder has soared in the last decade. Now, many psychiatrists are backing away from the diagnosis and the powerful antipsychotic drugs often prescribed to treat it.

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