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January 15, 2018 – General Meeting

January 15, 2018 – General Meeting


January 15, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Learn About:

  • How to recognize symptoms and signs of episodes of depression and mania in Bipolar Disorder
  • Triggers of depression and mania


Sheri Johnson, PhD, Professor of Psychology and the Director of the clinical science training program, University of California Berkeley Psychology Department.

Dr. Johnson is the director of the Cal Mania (CALM) program for mood management skills at the University of California Berkeley.   She has conducted research on psychological facets of bipolar disorder over the past twenty years. Recent work includes findings that emotion-related impulsivity predicts suicidality more robustly than depression or other standard risk factors.   Most recent work involves creativity in bipolar disorder.

Her work has been funded by the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Science Foundation, and the National Cancer Institute.  She has published over 200 manuscripts, including publications in leading journals such as the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and the American Journal of Psychiatry.  She is co-editor or co-author or co-editor of eight books, including Emotion and Psychopathology and a best-selling textbook on Abnormal Psychology (Wiley Press). She is a fellow of the Association for Behavioral Medicine Research, the Association for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and the American Psychological Society, and the past president of the Society for Research in Psychopathology.

Location: 750 Lindaro St., San Rafael, CA 94901 (San Rafael Corporate Center at Andersen Dr., between 2nd St. and Andersen Dr.) The meeting room is just off the lobby.  Free parking lot (after 6pm) on west side of Lindaro St.


No fee and Open to the Public