Irritable ADHD: Deficient Emotional Self Regulation, or Mania?



Steve V. Faraone, Ph.D. — director of child and adolescent psychiatry research, and the director of medical genetics research, as well as professor of psychiatry and of neuroscience and physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University — makes his grand rounds presentation at the NYU Child Study Center. His thesis addresses the high rate of comorbidity between ADHD and bipolar disorder and the importance of differentiating between legitimate manic behavior and emotional dysregulation, as the treatment courses vary greatly.