June 29, 2007

Stanford University Bipolar Education Day - July 14th

Stanford University is hosting its 3rd annual bipolar disorder education day on July 14th, 2007. This is a great way for the psychiatric department at any university to give back to the local community and provide accessible information. Our coverage of past Stanford Bipolar Education days (with views of their presentations) is here: Bipolar Disorder Information and Treatment Presentations and also here: Highlights from Bipolar/Schizophrenia Education Day. Read more...
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October 11, 2006

Bipolar Awareness Campaign: Mania vs. Depression

October 5th 2006 was this years Bipolar Awareness Day, as part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness's (NAMI) annual Mental Illness Awareness Week. This included; events, movie viewings, donations, free mental health screenings, as well as posters promoting awareness of mental illnesses, all in hopes of educating and reducing stigma. Read more...
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June 2, 2005

Bipolar Disorder Research Conference, June 16

International conference on bipolar disorder June 16-18 a forum for new research PITTSBURGH, June 1, New findings in clinical and basic science research will be presented for the first time at the Sixth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder, June 16-18, among them results of a national survey indicating bipolar disorder, commonly known as manic depression, is much more prevalent than previously believed. More than 1,000 of the world's leading experts on bipolar disorder will assemble in Pittsburgh for the most important international scientific meeting focused exclusively on this disease, which affects both adults and children, devastates families and work relationships, Read more...
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April 18, 2005

Author to Speak on Child Bipolar Disorder

Noted Author to Speak on Childhood Bipolar Disorder Press Release - 4/14/2005 7:58:00 AM Paul Raeburn, the father of two children diagnosed with a mental illness and author of "Acquainted With the Night: A Parent's Quest to Understand Depression and Bipolar Disorder in His Children," will be the keynote speaker at the Families Together 10th Anniversary Conference held on May 1 and May 2, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, NY. "Paul Raeburn's appearance at the Families Together Annual Conference will provide families, youth and providers with a first person testimonial on childhood mental health disorders and Read more...
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April 15, 2005

6th Intl. Bipolar Conference

SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIPOLAR DISORDER June 16-18, 2005 David Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA The brochure on this conference states: Each of the five previous International Conferences on Bipolar Disorder has represented a unique opportunity for researchers, clinicians, and advocates from around the world to share new information on the pathophysiology, assessment and treatment of bipolar illness, as well as on psychobiological and psychosocial vulnerability factors, and recent findings in epidemiology and clinical course. The meeting attendance has now grown so large that we are moving it to Pittsburgh's stunning new convention center on the banks of the Allegheny Read more...
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International Review of Bipolar Disorders, April 2005, Lyon, France

The Fifth International Review of Bipolar Disorders will be held from 20th-23th April 2005 in Lyon, France. The conference theme is "The Art of Caring for Bipolar Patients" For more details, see the conference website Read more...
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March 20, 2005

Symposium on Bipolar Disorder

Symposium on Advances in Treatment of Bipolar Disorder 20 Mar 2005 Reporters are welcome to attend “Advances in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder,” an all day symposium geared to psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals, which will take place at the Lighthouse International on Saturday, March 26, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. WHAT: The symposium, sponsored by Montefiore Medical Center (MMC)and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM), is designed to provide professionals with: • a state-of-the-art overview of the diagnostic, epidemiological, clinical and somatic treatment issues of bipolar disorder • the subtle differences between bipolar1 and Read more...
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