“Depression: Unipolar or Bipolar?”

BB 1110, Beirut campus

The Psychology Program in the Department of Social Sciences is organizing a lecture entitled “Depression: Unipolar or Bipolar? Diagnostic Pearls A Clinical Approach” conducted by Dr. Michel P. Nawfal.

Biography of the author:

Prior to graduating with Doctor of Medicine degree from the U.S., Dr. Michel Nawfal earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the American University of Beirut, where he also received a master’s degree in psychology in parallel with an internship in psychotherapy at the American University Hospital. Nawfal further refined his psychotherapy skills in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) at the Beck Institute (U.S.). He’s currently a fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Nawfal’s current research work is partly in neurosciences with focus on exercise and mood. He co-published a paper titled “The Importance of Bio-imaging Brain Activity during Exercise.” Teaching at Notre-Dame University rounds out his academic duties. In 2005, Nawfal was awarded the “Sheikh Fawzi Azar Prize” at AUB for writing a critique paper on the MMPI-2, the most widely used personality test.Since 2005, Dr. Nawfal has been a full member of the American Psychological Association and a board member of the Lebanese Psychological Association.

All are welcome to attend.