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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
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
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
The Sean Costello Memorial Fund for Bipolar Research has provided funding for a dual university project that focuses on the driving mechanisms behind creativity in bipolar disorder. Although research has emerged to suggest that people with bipolar disorder and their family members are more likely to be creative than the … Read more