Tag: bipolar disorder
Mental Health America of Augusta presents Community Connections Initiative on Bipolar Disorder to be presented by VA Reach Region One.
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.
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.
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 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
Story by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]