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Francis M Mondimore, MD

Associate Clinical Director
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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  • Associate Clinical Director
  • Director, Substance Abuse Services Intensive Treatment Unit
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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  • Mood Disorders Center


Adult Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Genetics, Psychiatry


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    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD) (1979)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD) (1983)


    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (1984)
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    Selected Publications


    1. Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D., Depression, The Mood Disease, 3rd edition (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006).
    2. Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D., Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, revised edition, (Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006).
    3. Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D., Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents (Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002).  Translated into Mandarin Chinese (PsyGarden Publishing, Taiwan, 2005)
    4. Francis Mark Mondimore, A Natural History of Homosexuality (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996).

    Book Chapters:

    1. Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D. (contributor), “Medical Treatment of Mania,” “Medical Treatment of Depression,” and “Maintenance Treatment” in F.K. Goodwin and J.R. Jamison, Manic-Depressive Illness, 2nd Edition, (New York, Oxford University Press, in press).
    2. Francis Mark Mondimore, M.D., “Mood Disorders,” in Principles of Ambulatory Medicine, 6th Edition, eds. L. Randol Barker, John R. Burton, Philip D. Zieve (Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 2006).
    3. Francis Mondimore and James Potash, “Genetic Approaches to Depression: Linkage Studies,” in Biology of Depression: From Novel Insights to Therapeutic Strategies, eds. J. Licinio and Ma-Li Wong (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2005).

    Scientific Articles:

    1. Francis M. Mondimore, Peter P. Zandi, Dean F. MacKinnon, Melvin G. McInnis, Erin B. Miller, Raymond P. Crowe, William A. Scheftner, Diana H. Marta, Myrna M. Weissman, Douglas F. Levinson, Kathleen P. Murphy-Eberenz, J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr. & James B. Potash, “Familial Aggregation of Illness Chronicity in Recurrent, Early-onset Major Depression Pedigrees,” American Journal of Psychiatry, 163:9 (2006) 1554-60.
    2. Francis M. Mondimore, “Unipolar depression/ bipolar depression: connections and controversies,” Inter Rev Psychiatry 17: 1 (2005) 39-48.
    3. Francis M. Mondimore, “Kraepelin and manic-depressive insanity: An historical perspective,” Inter Rev Psychiatry 17: 1 (2005) 49-52.
    4. F. M. Mondimore, G.A. Fuller, J.R. DePaulo, “Drug combinations for mania,” J Clin Psychiatry 64: Suppl 5 (2003) 25-31.
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    Winner of “Ken” Book Award (first edition) for “outstanding books which havesubstantially contributed to the public’s awareness and better understanding of mental illness,” National Association for the Mentally Ill, New York, May 2000.  First edition translated into Portuguese (Climepsi Editores, Lisbon, 2004)

    Winner of CHOICE Award for “Outstanding Academic Books of 1997” by CHOICE, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, January, 1998.
    Translated into Spanish (Paidos Contextos, Barcelona, 1998), Turkish (Saral Yayinevi,Istanbul,1999), Lithuanian (Alk Eugrimas, Vilnius, 2000), Russian, (Publishing Center U-Faktoria, Yekaterinburg 2002), Croatian (Izdanja Antibarbarus, Zagreb, 2003).

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    Osler Room 320
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-1730
    Appointment Phone: 410-614-1732
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