Youth At Risk for Developing Bipolar Disorder

Presented by Melissa P. DelBello, MD, MS, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Dr. Stanley and Mickey Kaplan Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

This lecture will review the clinical and neural risk factors for developing bipolar disorder in youth. We will discuss the concept of a prodromal manifestation of bipolar disorder. We will also describe evidence-based early intervention approaches for youth who are at risk for developing bipolar disorder.

Past Event

Friday, November 6, 2020

9:00 am – 10:30 am EST

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Event Description

Learning Objectives:

· To characterize the clinical presentation of children and adolescents who have a familial risk for bipolar disorder.

· To describe evidence-based treatment strategies for youth at risk for bipolar disorder.

· To determine neural and clinical risk factors for bipolar disorder

About the Visiting Professor Lecture Series:

The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series invites leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. All events are open to the public. This year, all lectures will be hosted virtually over GoToWebinar. In partnership with Northwell Health, continuing medical education (CME) credits for psychiatrists and continuing education (CE) credits for psychologists are available to registered course participants.