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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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Major Update to the Bipolar Wellness Centre

Caden Poh on September 6, 2017   |    3 Comments

Welcome back to the Bipolar Blog! You may have noticed we took a long summer vacation and haven’t been actively publishing. Well, here’s why: We’ve been incredibly busy over the summer with one of our biggest projects – bringing a comprehensive update to the Bipolar Wellness Centre. This update comes … Read more

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The “Risky Business” of Risk-Taking in Bipolar Disorder

on June 7, 2017   |    No Comments

For my master’s thesis, I am collecting information about risk-taking behaviors in Bipolar Disorder (BD) along with my supervisor, Dr. Guillermo Perez-Algorta (see Bipolar and Risk-Taking Behaviors: New Research, by Anna Chiara Sicilia). As a part of my research, I have been reading and thinking a lot about risk-taking. Risk-taking … Read more

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on April 26, 2017   |    1 Comment

En tant que jeune garçon et tout au long de ma vie d’adulte, j’ai toujours eu accès à d’excellents médecins de famille. Par contre, lors de ma retraite de la Fonction publique de l’Ontario et de mon déménagement de Kingston à Ottawa en 1998, j’ai vécu le plus sévère épisode … Read more

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