Q & A: What are some useful books for my family related to bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic-depression)?
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most Misunderstood Disorder
Demitri F., Md. Papolos, Janice Papolos.
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families
Francis Mark Mondimore, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore.
An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness
Kay Redfield Jamison.
Psychological Services include working with adults, adolescents, and children and families.
Dr. Katz has significant experience and interest in humanely applying behavioral and cognitive
principles to help people with anxiety (including obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, and
phobias), and mood disorders, as well as developmental and behavioral challenges (including attention deficit,
oppositional defiant, intellectual and autism spectrum disorders).
Dr. Katz has many years experience in the fields of mental health and
developmental disabilities. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Katz was consultant to Boston
and suburban school systems, as well as to human service organizations. He was
a psychologist at North Shore Children's Hospital, clinical associate at Massachusetts General
Hospital, and clinical instructor in psychology at Harvard Medical School for many years.
Dr. Katz has a Bachelor's from Bates College, having studied his junior year at Tel Aviv
University, a Master's from Northeastern University, and a Doctorate from Boston University.
He previously was employed as director of a mental health center, and as director of clinical
services for a residential facility. Dr. Katz has served on several human rights committees,
including more than a decade as a member of the human rights advisory committee for the
Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services.
Informative link: Federation for Children with Special Needs (http://www.fcsn.org)
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