Dr Yanni Malliaris, a psychologist who holds a Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London,
hosts and supports the MoodChart application. Dr Malliaris specializes in the diagnosis
and psychosocial treatment of manic depressive illness. He also has a long standing interest in and experience of electronic
monitoring systems for Bipolar disorder. He is the founder of BipolarLab.com, a pioneering private clinical practice that
offers internet-based specialist clinical services for people with bipolar disorders and depression.
In line with BipolarLab's
mission to provide research-based services to all bipolar patients across the world, MoodChart continues to be offered as a free
clinical service to all patients who need it. MoodChart is managed by health professionals, and the privacy of our users is paramount.
No user data will be sold or transferred to third parties.
Although they are not currently involved with this project, MoodChart was originally developed by Daniel Z. Lieberman, M.D. and Frederick K.
Goodwin, M.D. with support from the Dalio Family Foundation and the Foundation for Education and Research on Mental Illness (FERMI).
Dan Lieberman did the original programming and design
for MoodChart. He is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University. Fred Goodwin is the former director
of the National Institute of Mental Health, and along with Kay Redfield Jamison
authored the landmark textbook Manic Depressive Illness.
MoodChart is based on the NIMH Life Chart Methodology. Bipolar News
has an interesting article about it.