Meet the Scientist Webinar: “Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia – The Study and Treatment”

27 Aug 2013

September 9, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The laboratory that Dr. Rapoport has led at the NIMH since 1984 investigates the clinical phenomenology, neurobiology and treatment of brain and behavior disorders in children, including childhood-onset schizophrenia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), with a particular focus on diagnosis. Over the past decade, her group has been concentrating on both normal and abnormal brain development in childhood and adolescence, and better understanding and treatment of childhood-onset schizophrenia.

In addition to her post at NIMH, Dr. Rapoport is professor of psychiatry at George Washington University School of Medicine and clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical School.

Meet the Scientist Webinar Series: Hear leading mental health researchers present the latest in new technologies, diagnostic tools, early intervention strategies and next generation therapies for mental illness. The live webinar is open and free to all. You can join us by phone or on the web and will feature video (slide presentation) and audio (through your computer speakers or a domestic toll telephone call).

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