Nassir Ghaemi

S. Nassir Ghaemi MD MPH, is a psychiatric researcher with expertise in bipolar disorder, and training in philosophy and public health. He is the author of A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness¸ a New York Times Best Seller (Penguin Group, 2011), as well as The Rise and Fall of the Biopsychosocial Model: Reconciling Art and Science in Psychiatry (Johns Hopkins Press, 2009), and A Clinician's Guide to Statistics and Epidemiology in Mental Health (Cambridge University Press, July 2009). Previous books include The Concepts of Psychiatry (Johns Hopkins Press, 2003, 2007), and Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide (2nd edition, 2007). He has also published over 100 scientific articles or book chapters, and serves on the editorial board of numerous journals.