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Psychiatry and the Arts

Date
Monday, April 19, 2010
Time
07:00 PM–09:00 PM
Psychiatry and the Arts

Register for this event online or call 410-547-9000, ext. 667

Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, will share her knowledge and expertise of art and the creative mind in a lecture sponsored by the Women's Committee of the Walters Art Museum. Her lecture, entitled "Psychiatry and the Arts", will be held on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium of the Walters Art Museum. A wine and cheese reception will be held immediately after the lecture.

Dr. Jamison is co-author of the standard medical text on manic-depressive illness, which was chosen in 1990 as the most outstanding book in biomedical sciences by the American Association of Publishers. She is the author of Touched with Fire, An Unquiet Mind, Night Falls Fast, Exuberance, and Nothing was the Same. Dr. Jamison has written more than 100 scientific articles about mood disorders, suicide, creativity, and lithium. She is the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards, including a MacArthur "Genius" Award.

A wine and cheese reception will be held immediately after the lecture.

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