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A free educational program for patients, families and friends.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry invites you to attend the Patient and Family Education Day: Bipolar Disorder.
This program is made possible through the generosity of The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation.
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The Department of Psychiatry was established in 1934. In the course of eight decades, its scientists and clinicians have made significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of mental health disorders. Today, the department includes more than 600 affiliated psychiatrists and psychologists and has the largest clinical research program in the hospital, which includes research in neuroscience, genetics, and the assessment of new and established treatments for mental health disorders.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry has been named the #1 psychiatry department in the country by U.S. News and World Report 17 times.
The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation at Mass General is dedicated to:
The center specializes in the combined psychiatric and psychosocial treatment of bipolar disorders. It is considered one of the leading research and treatment programs on bipolar disorder worldwide.
The Dauten Family Center’s research focuses on novel treatments for bipolar disorder including:
The center’s staff includes psychiatrists, psychotherapists, practicum trainees and research assistants with extensive experience and expertise in the treatment of bipolar disorders.
The Mass General Psychiatry Academy was launched in 2005 to bring high quality continuing medical education to psychiatrists, primary care doctors, psychologists, social workers, and other health professionals around the world through live programming and the Internet. In 2010, the Psychiatry Academy assumed responsibility for patient education programs that were formerly provided by the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute (MADI) Resource Center. The Psychiatry Academy now provides education for individuals, families, non-professional caregivers, and the community about mental health, translating the latest research advances into practical information to help people work with their doctors toward the most accurate diagnosis and the best possible treatment results.
Learn more about our patient and family programs.
Welcome and IntroductionAndrew A. Nierenberg, MD
Emotional Dysregulation and Bipolar Disorder in ChildrenJanet Wozniak, MD
Psychosocial Treatment Update Thilo Deckersbach, PhD
Andrew A. Nierenberg, MDThomas P. Hackett, MD, Endowed Chair in Psychiatry, Mass GeneralDirector, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment InnovationDirector, Training and Education, Mass General Research InstituteProfessor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Louisa G. Sylvia, PhDDirector of Psychology, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment InnovationDirector of Health and WellnessRed Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base ProgramAssociate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Thilo Deckersbach, PhDStaff Psychologist, Mass GeneralAssociate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Janet Wozniak, MDChair, Quality and Safety, Mass General Department of PsychiatryDirector, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient ServiceDirector, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Clinical and Research ProgramAssociate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
The Starr Center Auditorium Massachusetts General Hospital185 Cambridge Street, 2nd FloorBoston, MA 02114
Due to the increasing demands of patient and patient visitor parking, Mass General is no longer able to support event parking in the Fruit Street, Parkman Street, Yawkey, or Charles River Plaza garages. Because of the hospital’s close proximity to the Charles/Mass General Red Line Station, the use of public transportation whenever possible for all events is highly recommended.
Note: Parking will no longer be discounted or validated free of charge.
Take the MBTA Red Line to Charles/MGH or the Green Line or Orange line to North Station.
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Charitable contributions are an increasingly important source of support for research, professional and public education and clinical care. Our community education programs are made possible by the generosity of individual and foundation donors. We welcome and appreciate contributions of any size and maintain donor confidentiality at all times.
To make a gift to support the public education programs of the Department of Psychiatry, please contact the Mass General Development Office by phone 617-726-2200 or visit us online.
For information on specific needs and giving opportunities, please call the Director of Development for Psychiatry at 617-724-8799.
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