I stand with the 1 in 4 people diagnosed with a mental illness in thanking Catherine Zeta-Jones for the gift she gave to the world. Ms. Zeta-Jones’ disclosure of her bipolar II disorder, while saddening, helped show the...
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Did you know more than 2 million American adults have bipolar disorder?
Bipolar disorder causes dramatic mood swings—from feeling overly “high” and/or irritable to sad and hopeless, and then back again, often with periods of normal mood in between. Severe changes in energy and behavior go along with these episodes. The periods of highs and lows are called episodes of mania and depression. It is often not recognized as an illness, and people may suffer for years before it is properly diagnosed and treated.
New York Times Interviews NARSAD Young Investigator About Brain Asymmetry Research that Connects Brain Activity to Behaviors
NARSAD Young Investigator Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., studies the connections between...
Connie has been painting since she was 11. She studied art in high school and college, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kansas State University.
She has a broad palette, painting depictions of landscapes,...
In 1991, NARSAD awarded a Young Investigator grant to W. Ian Lipkin, M.D., then at the University of California, Irvine, for a study of the Borna disease virus (BDV). His interest came from a surprising report of BDV...
The Dalio Family Professor in Mood Disorders, professor of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center said at the NARSAD ‘From Discovery to...