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Academic Presentations

SYMPOSIA

Vassilev, A. (Chair), Richard-Lepouriel, H. (2023, June 22-25). Self-stigma in bipolar disorder: a new program to address an overlooked problem, Experts by Experience [Symposium]. 25th Annual Conference of the International Society of Bipolar Disorder, Chicago.

 

Vassilev, A. (Chair), Rosenblatt, J., Singh, B. (2023, June, 22-25). Ketamine in the treatment of BD: Research, clinical, and patient perspectives - Experts by Experience [Symposium]. 25th Annual Conference of the International Society of Bipolar Disorders, Chicago.

POSTERS

Vassilev, A. (2021, August). Differential Diagnosis and Targeted Treatment of the Ever-Elusive Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, virtual. (Division 53)

 

Vassilev, A. (2021, August). The Impact of a Parent’s Bipolar Disorder on Children: Genetics, Psychopathology, and Life Experiences. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, virtual. (Division 53)

 

Vassilev, A. (2020, August). Recognizing, Understanding, and Treating Mental Illness Stigma Across Global Cultures. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington D.C. (Third-place ranking, Division 52)

 

Vassilev, A. (2020, June). Self-Stigma in Bipolar Disorder. Poster accepted for presentation at the International Society for Bipolar Disorders Annual Conference. (Unable to present due to Covid-19)

 

Vassilev, A. (2020, February). The Formation and Ramification of Mental Illness Stigma. Poster presented at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Academic Publications

BOOKS/CHAPTERS
Vassilev, A. (Forthcoming in 2024). Working with shame, guilt and self-stigma in Bipolar Disorder . In T. Richardson (Ed.), Handbook of Psychological Therapies for Bipolar Disorder: Evidence-Based and Emerging Techniques. Springer Nature.

Academic Engagement

International Society for Bipolar Disorders    

  • Member, Task force for Psychological Interventions in Bipolar Disorder

  • Co-chair, Experts by Experience 2024 Conference Planning Committee

  • Member, Experts by Experience 2023 Conference Planning Committee 

 

Guest peer reviewer for academic journals

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