Elizabeth L. George, PhD
Dr. George’s primary research interest is treatment for bipolar disorder. She participated in the development of Integrated Family and Individual Treatment (IFIT) for the illness, and is co-author of a manual for Family Focused Treatment (FFT) for bipolar disorder in adolescents. Dr. George’s current work includes a three-site FFT outcome study, which includes 150 families of adolescents with bipolar disorder.
- Research Associate, University of Colorado at Boulder
- PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Clinical Psychology
- Miklowitz, D. J., George, E. L., Axelson, D. A., Kim, E. Y., Birmaher, B., & Schneck, C. (2004). Family-focused treatment for adolescents with bipolar disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, 82(Suppl1), S113—S128.
- Miklowitz, D. J., George, E. L., Richards, J. A., Simoneau, T. L., & Suddath, R. L. (2003). A randomized study of family-focused psychoeducation and pharmacotherapy in the outpatient management of bipolar disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 60(9), 904—912.
- George, E. L., Miklowitz, D. J., Richards, J. A., Simoneau, T. L., & Taylor, D. O. (2003). The comorbidity of bipolar disorders and axis II personality disorders: Prevalence and clinical correlates. Bipolar Disorders, 5 (2), 115—122.
- Miklowitz, D. J., Richards, J. A., George, E. L., Frank, E., Suddath, R. L., Powell, K. B., et al. (2003). Integrated family and individual therapy for bipolar disorder: Results of a treatment development study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 64(2), 182—191.
- Miklowitz, D. J., George, E. L. Couple therapy complicated by a biologically based psychiatric disorder. In: Clinical handbook of couple therapy (3rd ed.). Gurman, Alan S.; Jacobson, Neil S.; New York, NY, US: Guilford Press, 2002. pp. 677—698.