Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Dr. Greenblatt

    • Integrative Medicine For Bipolar Disorder Module 1

    • FIM Bipolar Disorder_Module 1 HANDOUT

  • 2

    Dr. Bongiorno

    • Integrative Medicine For Bipolar Disorder Module 2

    • FIM Bipolar Disorder_Module 2 HANDOUT

    • Integrative Medicine For Bipolar Disorder Module 3

    • FIM Bipolar Disorder_Module 3 HANDOUT

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    Recommended Readings

    • Chakrabarti.16. Treatment-adherence in bipolar disorder_A patient-centred approach

    • Pipich.19. Bipolar Disorder and Suicide_What 12,000 Lives Can Teach Us

    • Post.18. Multigenerational transmission of liability to psychiatric illness in offspring of parents with bipolar disorder

    • Rowland.18. Epidemiology and risk factors for bipolar disorder

    • Carta.15. The Burden of Depressive and Bipolar Disorders in Celiac Disease

    • Rosenblat.17. Bipolar Disorder and Immune Dysfunction_Epidemiological Findings, Proposed Pathophysiology and Clinical Implications

    • Lojko.19. Impaired Glucose Metabolism in Bipolar Patients_The Role of Psychiatrists in Its Detection and Management

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    Course Bibliography

    • FIM Bipolar Disorder_Course Bibliography

Course Faculty

James Greenblatt, MD

Chief Medical Officer

A pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, James M. Greenblatt, MD, has treated patients since 1988. After receiving his medical degree and completing his psychiatry residency at George Washington University, Dr. Greenblatt completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School. Dr. Greenblatt currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer at Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham, MA and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine. An acknowledged integrative medicine expert, educator, and author, Dr. Greenblatt has lectured internationally on the scientific evidence for nutritional interventions in psychiatry and mental illness. Through three decades of practice and research, Dr. Greenblatt has been a leading contributor to the revolution of patients and families seeking individualized care and offers evidence-based approaches toward nuanced and integrative recovery. In April of 2017, Dr. Greenblatt was inducted into the Orthomolecular Medicine Hall of Fame by the International Society of Orthomolecular Medicine, which has recognized significant contributors to science and medicine who operate from the perspective of biochemical individuality and nutrition-based therapies since 2004. Dr. Greenblatt shares this honor with recognized founders in the field of integrative medicine, beginning with the pioneers of nutritional psychiatry Abram Hoffer, Linus Pauling, and Roger Williams. His book series, Psychiatry Redefined, draws on his many years of experience and expertise in integrative medicine for psychiatry. Dr. Greenblatt’s knowledge in the areas of biology, genetics, psychology, and nutrition as they interact in the treatment of mental illness has made him a highly sought-after speaker at national and international conferences and workshops. He currently offers online courses for professionals as well as specialized fellowship programs in the functional medicine approaches to integrative psychiatry.

Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc

Faculty

Dr. Peter Bongiorno is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist and serves as co-medical director of InnerSource Natural Health and Acupuncture, a thriving practice with two clinics in New York (New York City and Long Island). He specializes in using integrative care to heal mood disorder. Dr. Bongiorno researched as a pre-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health, at the National Institute of Mental Health’s department of Clinical Neuroendocrinology, where he first studied the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis response to stress. He also researched at Yale University in the department of pharmacology before training at Bastyr University in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture. Peter is a sought after thought leader in the field of integrative medicine for mental health. He has spoken at the Integrative Medicine for Mental Health conference, for general session at A4M, at the Integrative Health Care Symposium in New York City, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Council for Responsible Nutrition, American Academy of Environmental Medicine, as well as to medical schools and functional medicine physician groups across the country. He is the immediate past president of the NY Association of Naturopathic Physicians and, was chosen naturopathic physician of the year in New York State in 2008. For more information, please visit www.DrPeterBongiorno.com