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Are you a clinician working with people affected by bipolar disorder? (Part 2)

Caden Poh on November 29, 2017   |    No Comments

This is part 2 of a two-part blog series for: “Are you a clinician working with people affected by bipolar disorder?” Click here for part 1. 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. We have produced … Read more

community engagement interventions and self-care

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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The Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Creativity – Introducing a new CREST.BD study

on September 20, 2017   |    2 Comments

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

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