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Caden Poh on November 20, 2018   |    No Comments

Since our launch in October 2017, participants from all around the world have signed up to take part in our online self-management interventions aimed at improving quality of life for people bipolar disorder. As of November 19, 2018, 300 participants have been randomized, and with that: All of the places … Read more


Six new CREST.BD network members in 2018!

on November 1, 2018   |    No Comments

(Clockwise from top left: Emma Morton, Georgina Hosang, Lisa O’Donnell, Jennifer Nicholas, Thomas Meyer, Joanna Jarecki) As we approach the tail end of 2018, we are delighted to announce the successful nominations of Dr. Georgina Hosang, Dr. Lisa O’Donnell, Dr. Jennifer Nicholas, Dr. Thomas Meyer, and Dr. Joanna Jarecki as CREST.BD network members, and Nusha … Read more


Brand new study explores exercise as treatment for bipolar youth in Toronto

Caden Poh on October 10, 2018   |    No Comments

The Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder (CYBD) at Sunnybrook Hospital has just announced a brand new project focused on improving aerobic fitness (AF) among adolescents with bipolar disorder (BD). Lead by Senior Scientist Dr. Benjamin Goldstein of the Sunnybrook Research Institute (pictured above), the CYBD team is one of six awardees of the 2017 Improving Health Outcomes … Read more


Congratulations to Emma Morton for a successful thesis defense!

Caden Poh on August 14, 2018   |    No Comments

We are delighted to announce that CREST.BD trainee Emma Morton has successfully defended her Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) thesis entitled Advancing the study of quality of life in bipolar disorder: A multimethod approach. The thesis defense was conducted at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia. Remarkably, Emma’s external examiners passed the thesis … Read more