Weekly blogs explore psychosocial interventions, quality of life, stigma, and community engagement through the eyes of diverse CREST.BD network members.
No one can deny that unanticipated stressful events will occur at different times of our lives. However, isn’t it how one deals with them that can make a big difference in one’s daily functioning? And if a person is living with a mental health problem, say a bipolar disorder like … Read more
We are now recruiting participants for a brand new study! Studies have shown that people with bipolar and their relatives show higher levels of creativity than the general population. Our project aims to explore what drives creativity in bipolar disorder. Participants will be paid $10/hr making a minimum of $30 … Read more
À différentes étapes de la vie, il est tout à fait normal que toute personne puisse s’attendre à envisager des imprévus particulièrement stressants. Par contre, n’est-ce pas comment nous les affrontons qui déterminera notre qualité de vie? Et si une personne vit avec un problème de santé mentale tel qu’un … Read more
A Complicated Diagnosis I was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) at the age of seventeen. Two years later, I was diagnosed with an affective disorder. My symptoms were typical of my disorders: anxiety, obsessions, intrusive thoughts, compulsions, psychosis, mania, and depression. I faced two severe mental health conditions, and … Read more