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Are you a clinician working with people affected by bipolar disorder?

Caden Poh on November 15, 2017   |    No Comments

Part of what we’re here to do at CREST.BD is to help healthcare providers to help their patients access evidence-informed resources and treatments. This month, we’re excited to announce that the much anticipated ORBIT project has launched and we’re now inviting people from around the world who experience bipolar disorder … Read more

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Let’s talk Psychosis, Cognition and Bipolar Disorder

on November 1, 2017   |    No Comments

Let’s talk Psychosis, Cognition and Bipolar Disorder. Ok, first the basics: what is psychosis exactly? It can be a symptom of a mental health condition (e.g., Bipolar disorder), or an entire disorder of its own (e.g., a ‘primary’ psychotic disorder such as schizophrenia). To further complicate things, psychosis can also … Read more

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We’ve launched into ORBIT!

on October 18, 2017   |    No Comments

You may have heard about the ORBIT Research Program that CREST.BD and a team of international researchers has been developing over the last 18 months. We are pleased to announce that the program has launched and are now inviting people who experience bipolar disorder to participate! The ORBIT Research Program … Read more

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Community-based and Delphi research methods: a synergistic combination

on October 4, 2017   |    No Comments

Hey, I’m Carl, a registered nurse and graduate student in public health, and I spent a few months with CREST.BD this summer as a trainee. One of the projects that I helped out with was a paper that explored combining Delphi consensus consultation and community-based participatory research methods in a … Read more

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