FMU to host childhood bipolar disorder workshop – WBTW


Francis Marion University's Department of Psychology will host "Childhood Bipolar Disorder: How to Correctly Diagnose and Treat" workshop on Friday, March 21 in Ervin Dining Hall's Palmetto Room.

Featuring Dr. John M. Diamond, a professor at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and the director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the session will be held from 1-4 p.m.

The cost of the event is $25 per person with a group rate of $20 each for groups of four or more. The cost for graduate students is $10.

Diamond will discuss the controversial topic of Childhood Bipolar Disorder as it is defined by DSM-5, how it manifests in children, various ways to view the diagnosis, the possibility of other diagnosis options as well as treatment plans.

He specializes in pediatric neuropsychiatry and psychopharmacology, development of community-based systems of care, and evidence-based medicine as applied to child and adolescent psychiatry. 

For additional information about the workshop and CE credits, go to (click on Continuing Education) or contact Suzan Orrico at (843) 661.1283,

 If you're going:

  • "Childhood Bipolar Disorder: How to Correctly Diagnose" workshop
  • Friday, March 21, from 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Ervin Dining Hall's Palmetto Room
  • Tickets: $25 each; group rate $20 each for groups of four or more; graduate student cost $10 each
  • Contact Suzan Orrico, coordinator of special projects at (843) 661-1283,

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