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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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Research: Sexuality and Wellbeing in Mood Disorders

on April 16, 2020   |    No Comments

This blog posts comes to us from the University of Texa where, Dr. Thomas Meyer and colleagues are conducting novel research into the many ways in which sexual health and wellbeing can be influenced by mood disorders. People living with mood disorders, such as major depression (MDD) and bipolar disorder … Read more

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Using Music for Stress Reduction and Self-Care

on April 9, 2020   |    No Comments

Hello everyone! Did you know there’s scientific evidence that music is effective for self-care? In this blog post, clinical neuropsychologist and CREST.BD Network Member Dr. Ivan Torres shares some of the recent science behind this, and makes evidence-based recommendations on specific songs and song types you can listen to to … Read more

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Bridging the Digital Divide of Scoping Reviews in Health

on March 27, 2020   |    No Comments

In this week’s guest blog post, Dr. Skye Barbic follows up on her colleague, Dr. Shelly Ben-David’s, previous post: Bridging the Digital Divide Among Youth in BC. Funded through the BC SUPPORT Unit Patient Engagement Methods Cluster, this project is investigating the barriers youth face in accessing health information online. … Read more

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Survey: what apps do people with bipolar disorder use to stay well?

on March 11, 2020   |    No Comments

The CREST.BD team is hard at work on our CIHR-funded Bipolar Bridges project to build an app that helps people with bipolar disorder optimise their quality of life. If you’re a healthcare provider or a person living with bipolar disorder, you can help by filling out our survey! Fill Out … Read more

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