Our bipolar blog shares the latest findings and insights from CREST.BD's research and knowledge exchange.

Weekly blogs explore psychosocial interventions, quality of life, stigma, and community engagement through the eyes of diverse CREST.BD network members.

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Bipolar and Risk-Taking Behaviours: New Research

on January 25, 2017   |    1 Comment

I am a third year Trainee Clinical Psychologist at Lancaster University, where I am conducting a research study as part of our final year thesis. With my supervisor, Guillermo, who is a network member of CREST.BD, we decided to conduct a study to investigate risk-taking behaviors in people diagnosed with … Read more

interventions and self-care research

Merci pour votre aide et pour votre QdVTB

on January 18, 2017   |    No Comments

Un bon matin, je me suis réveillé en me sentant un peu mal à l’aise. Quelle en était la raison? Dans le plus profond de mon être, je l’ai assez vite reconnue. En y réfléchissant davantage, j’ai identifié et compris la source de mon émotion un peu troublante et sans … Read more

quality of life

Thanks for Your Help and for Your QoL Tool

on January 11, 2017   |    No Comments

One morning, I woke up feeling somewhat upset. I wondered why I’d be feeling this way. The more I thought about it, I soon discovered what the source of my emotional discomfort was. I then proceeded to acknowledge its existence and without further belaboring the point, I decided to let … Read more

lived experience quality of life

Explaining Metacognition and Bipolar: Video

on December 14, 2016   |    No Comments

  What is metacognition and what does it mean for people with bipolar? Dr. Ivan Torres explains the basics of his research.

quality of life research