The JBRF has isolated and defined the Fear of Harm BPD phenotype, the first psychiatric illness to be associated with a heritable, physical biomarker. Click to view info graphic.
The First Longitudinal Study Using Intranasal Ketamine in the Treatment of the Fear of Harm Phenotype
This landmark study codifies years of clinical experience with intranasal ketamine which goes beyond the current research base to provide preliminary evidence of efficacy and safety over an extended period.
Q&A on the significance of the longitudinal study of intranasal ketamine in a novel phenotype of bipolar disorder
Clinical experience using intranasal ketamine in the longitudinal treatment of juvenile bipolar disorder with fear of harm phenotype. Papolos D1, Frei M2, Rossignol D3, Mattis S4, Hernandez-Garcia LC5, Teicher MH5.J Affect Disord. 2017 Aug 30. 1. Were you surprised by your findings, why, why not? I was surprised by the magnitude of the effect when…
Dr. Cleland C. Landolt, M.D., 68, of San Diego, CA, passed away on June 19, 2017. He died of congestive heart failure. Cle is survived by his former spouse, Kendra Tucker, their sons Cole and Reilly, his sisters Wendy and Sally, and his brothers Peter, Bruce and Matthew. He is pre-deceased by his father, Dr.…
Many thanks for your continuing support of the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation. All progress we make is attributable to your extraordinarily consistent generosity.
Your contributions have helped fund research that has resulted in ground‐breaking studies that identified a novel subtype, and an effective treatment for the most severe form of juvenile‐onset bipolar disorder (referred to as the Fear of Harm subtype). The research led to a major expansion of knowledge in the field.
Dr. Papolos received an invitation to be interviewed for a segment on NPR’s Weekend Edition on childhood bipolar disorder that will air Sunday 4/24/2016 at 9:00am. The subject is being showcased because of a recent Tedx talk given by 16 y.o Eric Walton, the son of Liza Long, who published an article, “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother” several days after the Sandy Hook killings.
Click the following link to watch the report by Dr. Max Gomez:
For any parent raising a child affected by bipolar disorder, this is an invaluable interview. This interview provides a complete description of the FOH phenotype and clarifies the confusion caused by DSM controversies. An overview of the intranasal ketamine clinical study is presented by the study’s coordinator, Alyssa Bronsteen. MOST IMPORTANT: this is your chance…