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Bipolar Disorder



Talks and Trainings on Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Atkins provides a broad range of presentations on the topic of Bipolar Disorder.  These include general education, as well as in-depth half day and day-long trainings for medical and mental-health professionals.  Talks are geared to the needs of the attendees and hosting organization(s), and where appropriate CME, CEU and CU credits can be arranged.

Starting in Fall 2012 Dr. Atkins will provide day-long trainings entitled--"Bipolar Disorder: Early Diagnosis to Remission and Recovery" through Premier Education Solutions.  Click to view the program brochure.  Trainings are currently scheduled in CT, RI and OH.



The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book


--More than 275 Answers to your most-pressing questions--

A must-have shelf-reference from Sourcebooks that provides need-to-know facts on bipolar disorder

Approximately 5.7 million Americans have bipolar disorder, a brain disorder also known as manic-depressive illness. The Bipolar Answer Book is an authoritative reference for people with Bipolar Disorder and their loved ones, providing sound advice and immediate answers to their most pressing questions.

Written by an experienced psychiatrist, The Bipolar Answer Book covers such topics as:

What are the symptoms and different types of Bipolar Disorder?

Is Bipolar Disorder Genetic?

Can other illnesses cause Bipolar Disorder?

What therapies, medications and relapse-prevention strategies can help with Bipolar Disorder?

How does Bipolar Disorder differ in children and adults?

What special issues are there for women with Bipolar Disorder?

How can family and friends respond in a psychiatric emergency?

The Bipolar Disorder Answer Book offers up clear, confident counsel in an easy-to-read Q&A format that explains confusing medical lingo and guides readers through the world of bipolar disorder.

Charles Atkins, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist working in Waterbury, Connecticut. Hes on the clinical faculty at Yale University, where he trained. He has published over a hundred articles and columns, as well as psychological thrillers, including one with a hero who has bipolar disorder. His website is www.charlesatkins.com.

Purchase THE BIPOLAR DISORDER ANSWER BOOK locally or by following the link below to:

ISBN-10: 1402210574

ISBN-13: 978-1402210570  

Listed in the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) October book shelf


To hear a recent interview where I discuss Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Pat Bacilli on "The Dr. Pat Show" click on the following link.  http://www.thedrpatshow.com/guests.php?guest=620  

The following are some useful resources on Bipolar Disorder





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