A Q&A with Dr. Kimberly Carpenter of Duke University, who has conducted important research on preschoolers with overly sensitive senses—children who are intensely bothered by stimuli such as loud or high-pitched sounds, or the sensation of clothing rubbing on the skin. Her research has shown that these children are at greater risk for developing an anxiety disorder by school age. She also discusses sensory oversensitivity and autism spectrum disorder.Read More
In an in-depth Q&A, Dr. David Miklowtiz, one of the world’s leading clinical authorities on treating bipolar disorder, offers a wealth information about this complexdisorder, including its range of manifestations. He also addresses the signs parents should pay attention to if they are concerned that their adolescent may have bipolar disorder; how to distinguish unipolar depression from depression that occurs in bipolar disorder; and how family-focused therapy can help patients and families reach better outcomes.Read More
Q&A with Dilip Jeste, M.D., on the role of wisdom in dealing with what he has called “an epidemic of loneliness and despair” in America.Read More
Q&A with Rachel Klein, Ph.D.
Fascitelli Family Professor Emerita of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
BBRF Scientific Council Member