David J. Miklowitz, PhD

Dr. Miklowitz is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute, and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University. His research focuses on family environmental factors and family psychoeducational treatments for adult-onset and childhood-onset bipolar disorder.

Dr. Miklowitz has published six books and over 200 research articles and book chapters on bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. His articles have appeared in the Archives of General Psychiatry, the American Journal of Psychiatry, the British Journal of Psychiatry, the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Biological Psychiatry, the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, and the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. His book with Michael Goldstein, Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach (Guilford), won the 1998 Outstanding Research Publication Award from the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy. His book "The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide" is a best seller. His latest book, co-edited with Dante Cicchetti, is titled "Understanding Bipolar Disorder: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective."

Books:
"The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know" (2010)
"Understanding Bipolar Disorder: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective" (Ed. David J. Miklowitz & Dante Cicchetti) (2010)
Bipolar Disorder, Second Edition: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach (2 ed.) (2010)
Bipolar Disorder: A Family-Focused Treatment Approach (David J. Miklowitz & Michael J. Goldstein) (1997)