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January 30th 2012:Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Historical and Cutting-Edge Perspectives with Guest S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD MPH

Our guest today will talk about his work with bipolar disorder, including his ideas about the evidence for a causal relationship between substance use and bipolar, the role of diagnosis in mental health treatment and models for working with young adults with bipolar. Dr. Ghaemi will also discuss available treatments for people and their families. More information about Dr. Ghaemi and his work can be found on his website

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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 o
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