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The latest advances in the field of mental health are described in newsletters, journal articles, and abstracts.

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The latest advances in the field of mental health are described in newsletters, journal articles, and abstracts including these sources:

Mind, Mood & Memory Phone (for subscriptions only; toll-free): (866) 848-2412

Mind, Mood and Memory is a monthly newsletter of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry. The newsletter, targeted to men and women approaching their 60th birthday and beyond, explains the latest mental health research findings and offers an “ask the doctor” column. You can subscribe to this newsletter by calling the toll-free number above, or by going online.

BP Magazine Phone (for subscriptions, toll-free): (877) 575-HOPE (4673)

Web: www.bphope.com

This publication is for people who have bipolar disorder and their families. Published quarterly, this magazine is dedicated to providing a community for people with shared concerns and varied experiences. The magazine presents a mix of the latest information about bipolar disorder as well as personal stories of challenges and successes.

Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation, Learning Center Web site: www.bpkids.org (Select “Learning Center”)

The Learning Center provides abstracts and full-text versions of numerous peer-reviewed, scientific and professional journal articles on pediatric bipolar disorder. It also provides online audio and video presentations as well as articles from the popular press.

McMan’s Depression and Bipolar Weekly Web site: www.mcmanweb.com

This is a free, online newsletter devoted to developments in understanding depressive disorders. The author, John McManamy, also has written more than 300 articles and posted them on his web site.

MEDLINE Plus Web site: www.medlineplus.gov

This service of the National Library of Medicine helps the public stay abreast of advances in research and clinical studies. Medline Plus has extensive, clearly written information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 700 diseases and conditions. Resources include a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, extensive information on prescription and non-prescription drugs, and links to directories of providers, facilities, and clinical trials.

PubMed Web site: www.pubmed.gov

This service of the National Library of Medicine allows access to abstracts and full-text articles in medical journals. Articles can be located by topic, key word, author, or title, and through links to similar articles.