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Lecture: Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, Phenomenology and Treatment

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Dr. Birmaher serves as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Program and Co-Director of Child and Adolescent Bipolar Services at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. He is a widely recognized expert in pharmacological and biological studies of children and adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today and was featured on the PBS Frontline special “The Medicated Child.” Dr. Birmaher has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and also recently published a book for parents and clinicians entitled “New Hope for Children and Teens with Bipolar Disorder”.

This special lecture is being presented in tandem with the Society for Contemporary Craft's exhibition Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art.

Presented in the UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic Auditorium.

Open to the public; seating is limited.