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Rosalie Greenberg
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Rosalie Greenberg, M.D., is the author of Bipolar Kids: Helping Your Child Find Calm in the Mood Storm (Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2007) and co-producer with Veronica Bird of the DVD Rescuing Childhood: Understanding Bipolar Disorders in Children and Adolescents (Veronica Bird Charitable Foundation 2009). She's a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of childhood mood disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Formerly an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she maintains a private practice in child psychiatry in Summit, New Jersey. She was a founding member and former president of the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation and has been named one of the top doctors in the New York metropolitan area by New York magazine from 2005 - 2013. Dr. Greenberg lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with her husband and two children.

Entries by Rosalie Greenberg

Addressing the Needs of America's Mentally Ill Youth

(6) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 2:10 AM

As a clinical child and adolescent psychiatrist, the recent tragedy in Newtown, Conn. provides me with yet another somber example of America's inability to address the proper care and treatment of our young people living with mental illness. It is easier to ignore this population and wring our hands when...

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Psychiatry and the Media -- a Strange and Strained Relationship

(58) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 1:30 PM

As a practicing child and adolescent psychiatrist for almost 30 years, I cannot believe the major role sensationalism plays in determining what gets published in the popular media about mental illness and its treatment, especially concerning children. Recent examples include the September 2, 2010 New York Times front page...

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Britney Spears vs. Her Own Civil Liberties

(13) Comments | Posted January 23, 2008 | 6:44 PM

As psychiatrists, my colleagues and I sadly see some of the most ill members of our society on a disturbingly frequent basis. The majority of these troubled individuals recognize their need for treatment; or if they do not willingly acknowledge it, many are at least open to accepting help for...

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Child Psychiatrist Questions Whether Mental Illness or Celebrity Caused the Britney Debacle?

(7) Comments | Posted January 16, 2008 | 11:44 AM

For the past several months it has been almost impossible to pick up a magazine, turn on a TV, computer, or radio, without being exposed to the latest antics of America's one-time reigning pop princess, Britney Spears. There has been much speculation: is she on drugs, suffering from a...

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As Insurance Companies Play Both Doctor and Pharmacist, Be Wary the Patient

(9) Comments | Posted August 8, 2007 | 6:37 PM

Americans have always been proud that we have been worldwide leaders in innovative medical care. Our doctors are among the best trained physicians available. Yet, today physicians and medical clinicians seemingly must answer to a higher power: insurance companies. As an MD trained in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry, I...

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Young People, Mental Illness and The Pharmaceutical Industry

(6) Comments | Posted June 12, 2007 | 2:56 PM

As a practicing child and adolescent psychiatrist, I have been following with great interest the recent media attention being paid to young people, mental illness and the pharmaceutical industry. This is a topic that has been of continuing concern to the medical and non-medical communities. It raises a variety of...

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These Are Our Children

(1) Comments | Posted May 9, 2007 | 11:47 AM

For over 50 years, May has officially been Mental Health Month. The goal is to increase awareness about the importance of emotional "wellness" and to get help for the estimated one in 17 Americans who suffer from a serious mental illness. According to the World Health Organization, mental disorders are...

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