Bipolar Disorder

The Benefits of Residential Assessment.

On October 28, 2015, Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar, Lindner Center of HOPE Psychiatrist and Williams House Medical Director, joined Lon Woodbury on the Woodbury Report radio show.  Their discussion focused on outlining the benefits of a residential assessment for mental health concerns in adolescents. Click here to listen.

Bipolar Disorder

By Paul E. Keck, Jr., MD President-CEO, Lindner Center of HOPE Frances & Craig Lindner Professor & Executive Vice Chair Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience University of Cincinnati College of Medicine   Bipolar disorder is common and recurrent psychiatric illness associated with high rates of morbidity, disability and mortality. In the United States, the […]

Lindner Center of HOPE to host HERE ONE DAY during ReelAbilities Film Festival

Festival Runs February 27th – March 7th, 2015 ReelAbilities is the largest national film festival dedicated to celebrating the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. Lindner Center of HOPE is proud to be a part of the 2015 ReelAbilities Film Festival organized by Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD) which runs February […]

Lindner Center of HOPE’s President and CEO Named Amongst Highly Cited Researchers

Mason, OH, November 19, 2014 – Lindner Center of HOPE’s President and CEO, Dr. Paul E. Keck, Jr., was named amongst Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers, a listing of the world’s leading scholars in the sciences and social sciences, in honor of his landmark contributions to research in the field of Psychiatry/Psychology. Thomson Reuters, evaluates […]

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Today, approximately 5.7 million U.S. adults in the U.S. have bipolar disorder, a serious mental illness.  Also known as manic-depressive disorder, the illness is characterized by extreme mood swings. Bipolar disorder typically develops during an individual’s late teen or early adult years, with half of all cases emerging before age 25. Symptoms Bipolar disorder is […]

Mental Illness a Leading Cause of Disability in the U.S.

When the subject of disabilities surfaces in our thoughts or conversations, it is common to first consider those caused by some type of physical ailment or affliction. Conditions such as arthritis, heart disease and back problems are certainly primary causes of long-term disabilities in our nation. However, mental illness is the leading cause of disability […]

Bipolar Disorder: Know the Facts

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression or manic depressive disorder, is a psychiatric condition in which a person fluctuates between periods of being in a very good mood and periods of being in a very irritable and depressed mood. These “mood swings” between states of extreme activity or high spirits […]

Mood Disorders and Personality Disorders among the Most Common Mental Illnesses

 Mental health problems are the leading cause of disability in the U.S., costing our society countless hours of productivity each year. The types of mental illnesses are wide-ranging and are classified according to symptoms and characteristics.  It is not always easy to pinpoint a specific mental disorder. This is in part due to similarities between […]

Knowledgeable Society Can Bring HOPE

Written by Paul E. Keck Jr., M.D.,  president and CEO of Lindner Center of HOPE and a professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine * * * Abraham Lincoln, Virginia Woolf, Eugene O’Neill, Leo Tolstoy, Tennessee Williams, Winston Churchill, Charles Dickens, Carrie Fisher, Mike Wallace, Patty Duke, Demi Lovato, […]