bipolar disorder

On Gratitude

Gratitude is an essential part of my survival.  Let me introduce myself: I am a 67-year-old woman with a bipolar disorder, a spinal cord injury since 1975, an amputated left leg following a severe pressure sore in 2008, kidney disease requiring dialysis and breast cancer this summer that ruled out the possibility of getting a kidney transplant.

Treating Bipolar Disorder: It Takes A Family

Director of Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center program stresses treatment not done in isolation.

Editor and Publisher
05/06/2014 - 20:00

When Carol Levin first encountered Dr. Igor Galynker, a prominent psychiatrist in New York, several years ago to discuss her adult son’s ongoing mental health issues, she was uncomfortable with the doctor’s analysis. He had said that her son had been misdiagnosed and was taking the wrong medication.
Levin and her family sought treatment elsewhere for her son, who has bipolar disorder.

Dr. Igor Galynker combines teaching, research and practice in addressing bipolar disorder.

Ashkenazi Genes Facilitate Advances In Research On Schizophrenia

12/08/2013 - 19:00
Web Editor

A new study on the genetics behind schizophrenia and bipolar disorder made a breakthrough by exploiting the similarities of Ashkenazi genetics, according to an article in the Washington Jewish Week.

Skirball Center Exec Hospitalized After Cop-Impersonation Arrest

Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski terminated from Emanu-El adult ed post; wrote Jewish Week ‘God Talk’ column.
07/16/2013 - 20:00
Associate Editor

He wrote a column interviewing Jewish leaders about God, and Rabbi Alfredo Borodowski is likely now having some very difficult conversations of his own with the deity.

Alfredo Borodowski
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