Complex and Rapid Cycling in Bipolar Children and Adolescents: A Preliminary Study

TABLE 3: NUMBER AND DURATION OF MANIC EPISODES PER YEARa
DURATION IN DAYS
 
< 1b
1 < 2
2 < 3
3-6
7-13
³ 14
CASE
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
104
 
 
 
 
1
2
150
 
52
 
 
 
3
300
24
 
 
12
 
4
24
 
 
 
24
 
5
 
 
 
 
 
1
6
224
 
 
 
6
1
7
75
45
14
2
2
 
8
 
 
 
 
 
1
9
30
80
182
 
 
 
10
500
 
12
52
 
 
11
72
44
 
 
 
 
12
158
 
 
 
 
1
13
2
12
12
24
4
4
14
24
6
6
 
1
1
15
 
10
 
5
10
 
  1. See text for modified KSADS-P-1986 item used to assess episode duration.
  2. A duration of ³ 4 hours per day was needed to count as a daily episode of < 1 day.