Tag: bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder talk at MBU on May 25

Mental Health America of Augusta presents Community Connections Initiative on Bipolar Disorder to be presented by VA Reach Region One.

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Brain mosaic named a top discovery of 2013

Under the heading “Brain Exceptionalism,” NIMH Director Thomas R. Insel, MD, highlights the discovery of an unexpected variation in the genetic makeup of nerve cells in the brain.

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UVa. study: Unexpected gene variation may play role in neuropsychiatric diseases

Scientists have discovered that nerve cells in the brain are unexpectedly varied in their genetic makeup, a surprising finding that may help explain schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, autism and other such conditions thought to be genetically linked but not yet tied to a single gene.

Eastern Mennonite alum remains leading researcher into bipolar disorder

The link between genetics and mental illness continues to engage Abram Hostetter, a psychiatrist who is in his fourth decade of world-recognized research into why Old Order Amish are more susceptible to bipolar disorder than the general population.

RMH to host forum focusing on bipolar disorders on Aug. 7

RMH Behavioral Health will host the forum “Bipolar Disorders Across the Lifespan” from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 7 in the RMH Lower Level conference rooms

Mapping the physics of the mind

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   Sigmund Freud began mapping the pyschoanalytical mind. Much work has been done since Freud to map out the chemistry of the mind. Hugh Fulcher has been working for 16 years to map the physics of the mind. The approach got going with a basis on the old line about […]