This blog is about my life as a mom, raising a son with a mood disorder. This is a tough journey and I hope that my words may allow others living with this illness see that they’re not alone. I’m also using this blog as a tool to process my own feelings and let go of the pain that I carry inside. If you’re new to this blog, check out my list of “Important Posts” in the right column and feel free to share your story with me. This blog shouldn’t be used for medical advice.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Creativity in Mood Disorders
Last year I attended the Mood Disorders Education Day at Stanford. Today I noticed on their website that they have an audio clip available to listen to Clinic Chief, Terence A. Ketter, M.D. who is internationally known for his groundbreaking research on the neurobiology of mood disorders, speak about creativity and it’s association with Mood Disorders. If you would like to hear it yourself, visit their website, www.bipolar.org and look for the link on the bottom half of the page. Once you click there you’ll see a second page, look for With AUDIO! Creativity in Mood Disordersunder 2010 - 6th Annual Mood Disorders Education Day. Not only will you be able to listen to Dr. Ketter’s presentation, but you’ll be able to view the slideshow as well. Check it out, it’s pretty fascinating stuff!
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Keep your eyes out for the 2011 Mood Disorders Education day, they may have it this July, I’ll let you know when I see a firm date. If you haven’t attended before, it’s a day designed for families and those suffering with mood disorders.