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Open Mind Lecture
The ADHD Explosion
Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Vice-Chair for Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He is also editor of Psychological Bulletin. His new book, The ADHD Explosion..Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance, deals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, one of the most controversial and misunderstood medical conditions today.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 PM Covel Commons, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-206-9299 or sheri@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 Sunset Village (see map)

 
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Open Mind Film Screening
Rocks in My Pockets
In the new animated gem Rocks in My Pockets, Latvian-born artist and filmmaker Signe Baumane tells five fantastical tales based on the courageous women in herfamily and their battles with madness. With boundless imagination and a twistedsense of humor, she has created daring stories of art, romance, marriage, nature, business, and Eastern European upheaval—all in the fight for her own sanity.
Dr. Peter Whybrow, Director of the Semel Institute and Executive Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences will join Signe Baumane in discussion following the screening.
Monday, January 12, 2015
7:00 PM Melnitz Hall, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-206-9299 or sheri@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 Structure 3 (see map)

 
Open Mind Lecture
Autism
Private donor reception sponsored by the California Community Foundation
Ron Suskind is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Way of the World, The One Percent Doctrine, The Price of Loyalty, and A Hope in the Unseen. From 1993 to 2000 he was the senior national affairs writer for the Wall Street Journal, where he won a Pulitzer Prize. His newest book, Life, Animated, chronicles his son Owen's struggle with autism and the way in which the family used Owen's affinity for Disney to connect with him.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
7:00 PM Covel Commons, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-206-9299 or sheri@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 in Sunset Village (see map)

 
Open Mind Lecture
Children and Adolescents with Mood Disorders
Dr. David Miklowitz, the director of the Child and Mood Disorders Program at UCLA and the author of The Bipolar Survival Guide, The Bipolar Teen, and Clinicians Guide to Bipolar Disorder, will discuss pediatric bipolar disorder.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
7:00 PM Semel Auditorium, UCLA (see map)
Admission is free but reservations are required.

For questions call 310-206-9299 or sheri@brain.ucla.edu
Parking is available for $12 in Structure 9 (see map)