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Depression and Bi-Polar Disorder in Young Adults

An Encore Presentation of Kay Redfield Jamison's Visit to OSU

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

This is an encore presentation of a lecture given by renowned researcher Kay Redfield Jamison to the OSU campus in Fall 2011. For those who missed this event, or would like to see it again, we will be re-showing her presentation on the topic of depression and bi-polar disorder in young adults. A panel of clinicians from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will be present for a Q&A session on this topic after the viewing.

Kay Redfield Jamison is Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as Honorary Professor of English at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. She is the author of the national best sellers An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness, Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide, and Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament. She is coauthor of the standard medical text on manic-depressive illness and author or coauthor of more than one hundred scientific papers about mood disorders, creativity, and psychopharmacology. Dr. Jamison, the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards, was distinguished lecturer at Harvard University in 2002 and the Litchfield lecturer at the University of Oxford in 2003. She is a John P. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellow.


Memorial Union (campus map)
Amy Killoran
amy.k.thomson at oregonstate.edu
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)