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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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Introducing the Delphi Consultation Method: A study redefining what it means to be a bipolar “expert”

on June 4, 2013   |    No Comments

So, you likely don’t need me to tell you that self-management strategies (the things that people do for themselves in order to cope with a health condition, or improve their health) are important for living well with bipolar disorder. There’s been lots of research into self-management strategies for conditions like diabetes, and … Read more

interventions and self-care research

Quality control in the management of bipolar disorder: tracking clinical, functional and quality of life outcomes

on May 14, 2013   |    No Comments

I am an academic and clinical psychologist with a research interest in bipolar disorder. This post is about the challenge of measuring outcomes when we treat bipolar disorder. I think it’s an important topic, because what we measure largely determines what we try to achieve in treatment. How do we measure … Read more

quality of life research

6 Easy Ways to Control Mania’s Spending Sprees

Caden Poh on January 1, 0170   |    No Comments

The best time to protect yourself from bipolar disorder-driven financial decisions is when you are feeling stable! When your judgment is balanced, your mood is fairly level and your energy is appropriate, you’re in the best position to plan ahead, in some cases with your family or someone you trust … Read more

bipolar wellness series