Bipolar disorder care at Mayo Clinic

  • Leadership and personalized care. At Mayo Clinic, known for national and international leadership in clinical care and research of bipolar disorder, a team of specialists in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology and other areas, as needed, work with you to set personalized treatment goals and monitor your progress.
  • Pediatric specialists. Pediatric specialists in psychiatry and psychology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota work closely with you and your child to create a personalized treatment plan. The Mayo Clinic Depression Center in Minnesota offers the Pediatric Mood Clinic and the Child and Adolescent Integrated Mood Program (CAIMP), a two-week outpatient partial hospitalization program for children and teens (ages 8 to 18) with primary depression or bipolar disorder.
  • Latest diagnostic and treatment options. Getting the right medications for your needs is crucial. In consultation, Mayo providers may use genetic tests to help determine how your body processes various antidepressant or antipsychotic drugs. Doctors work with you to carefully monitor medications, especially antidepressants, which can increase the risk of manic episodes.
  • Treatment for complicated cases. The Mayo Clinic Depression Center includes a comprehensive outpatient evaluation and treatment program, the Mood Disorders Unit, which provides inpatient treatment to adults whose bipolar disorder significantly affects functioning or safety, and the Mayo Mood Clinic, an outpatient program that evaluates and treats adults who have treatment-resistant bipolar disorder.

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