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What Is DMDD?

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What Is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder?


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Why Do We Need the DMDD Diagnosis?


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What Does DMDD Feel Like for Kids?


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What Is the Difference Between DMDD and Pediatric Bipolar Disorder?


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What Causes DMDD?


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How to Report DMDD Symptoms to a Health Care Professional


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What Is the Treatment for DMDD?


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What Doesn’t Work for DMDD


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Teach a Child With DMDD Symptoms to Be a Brain Detective


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What to Do Next if Your Child Has DMDD Symptoms


Julie A. Fast

Julie A. Fast

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Julie A. Fast is the author of Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder, Get it Done When You’re Depressed, and The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder. Julie won the Mental Health America Journalism Award for the best mental health column in the U.S. and was the recipient of the Eli Lily Reintegration award for her work in bipolar disorder advocacy. Julie is CEU certified and regularly trains health care professionals, including psychiatric residents, social workers, therapists, and general practitioners on bipolar disorder and mental health management skills. She was the original consultant for Claire Danes for the show "Homeland" and is on the mental health expert registry for People Magazine. She is a sought-after coach for parents and partners of people with bipolar disorder.