Vol. 25 – The Long Road to the Pharmacy

A few weeks ago, we listened to a radio broadcast produced by ABC Radio National in Australia whose topic was the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in young children. The segment begins with a send-up of the supposed American penchant for seeing psychiatric disorders everywhere. The listener hears a narrator intone: “You’ve heard about SARS, AIDS…

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Vol. 22 – 24: A Day in the Life

Each week, millions of viewers tune into the hit show, 24. They watch as federal agent Jack Bauer of the Counter Terrorist Unit battles threats to national security, barely escaping with his life. The season unfolds in real time: each show depicts one hour; each season, 24. Every so often, a split-screen panel updates the…

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Vol. 2 – Millennium Issue

The year is fast drawing to a close and a new century is almost upon us. As the 1990s were declared the decade of the brain, we hope the first few years of the new millennium see increased understanding of and research into early-onset bipolar disorder. As you read this newsletter, our new book,The Bipolar…

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