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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


Dr. Lisa O’Donnell to speak on bipolar disorder at UBC

Caden Poh on May 16, 2018   |    No Comments

UPDATE: A full video recording and slides of the presentation on “Bipolar disorder at the workplace” is now available below. Dr. Lisa O’Donnell, Assistant Professor at Wayne State University School of Social Work, will be visiting the CREST.BD team at the University of British Columbia in late May 2018. She … Read more


Youth living well with Bipolar Disorder

Caden Poh on May 8, 2018   |    No Comments

CREST.BD peer researchers Amir and Natasha were recently featured in an article by the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine and spoke on their involvement with the CREST.BD research network as youth living with bipolar disorder. “It sounds simple, but when you’re first diagnosed and learn about it, it’s … Read more


Sara Lapsley speaks on the successes of the ORBIT Research Program

Caden Poh on March 28, 2018   |    No Comments

Counsellor and CREST.BD member Sara Lapsley from Canada is one of the forum moderators (or “Superusers”) on the ORBIT Research Program. As an ORBIT Superuser, Sara has been facilitating online interactions with participants living with bipolar disorder from around the world. Now six months into the program, Sara shares her favorite … Read more

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