Micronutrients in Mental Health Conference DVD Conference Program (Preliminary)

Bonnie J. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Speaker's Bio Picture Bonnie J. Kaplan, PhD, Professor, University of Calgary. Bonnie is a research psychologist who has been studying the relationship between nutrition and brain function for several years. Some of her publications evaluate the therapeutic benefit of EMPowerplus in children and adults with unstable mood.

Leung, B., Kaplan, B.J. (2009). Perinatal depression: prevalence, risks and the nutrition link – a review of the literature. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109:1566-1575.
Gately, D., Kaplan, B.J. (2009). Database analysis of adults with bipolar disorder consuming a micronutrient formula. Clinical Medicine: Psychiatry. 4:3-16.
Kaplan, B.J., Fisher, J.E., Crawford, S.G., Field, C.J., Kolb, B. (2004). Improved mood and behavior during treatment with a mineral-vitamin supplement: An open-label case series of children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 14(1), 115-122.
Kaplan, B. J., Crawford, S. G., Gardner, B., & Farrelly, G. (2002). Treatment of mood lability and explosive rage with minerals and vitamins: Two case studies in children. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 12(3), 203-218.
Kaplan, B. J., Simpson, J. S. A., Ferre, R. C., Gorman, C., McMullen, D., & Crawford, S. G. (2001). Effective mood stabilization in bipolar disorder with a chelated mineral supplement. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 62, 936-944.
Kaplan, BJ, Crawford, S., Field, C, and Simpson, JSA. (2007). Vitamins, minerals, and mood. Psychological Bulletin, 133(5), 747-760.
Kaplan, BJ and Shannon, S (2007). Nutritional aspects of child and adolescent psychopharmacology. Psychiatric Annals, 37(7), 519-528. (reprinted in Pediatrics Annals, 36(9), 600-609).