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Bipolar Disorder and COVID-19: Crisis and Opportunity

on May 12, 2020   |    2 Comments

This post presents background and key features on our new WikiJournal of Medicine article, “Working with Bipolar Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Both Crisis and Opportunity”.1 We are Emma Choplin and Caroline Vincent, two of the 13 authors of the paper, and we wrote this blog to inform the community … Read more

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Highlights from our 2020 World Bipolar Day Reddit AMA!

Laura Lapadat on April 23, 2020   |    No Comments

On March 30th, 2020, in honour of World Bipolar Day, experts and scientists from CREST.BD’s network came together for our second Reddit “Ask Me Anything (AMA).” The response was overwhelming – with over 400 questions and 1000 comments overall, it’s by far the largest bipolar-related AMA ever held! In this special blog … Read more

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Bipolar Bridges app survey is open!

on February 25, 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. To help us design the app, we are asking about your experiences of digital tools in a new online survey. Fill Out … Read more

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#TalkBD: Your bipolar questions answered for Bell Let’s Talk day!

Laura Lapadat on January 30, 2020   |    No Comments

On Bell Let’s Talk Day 2020 – January 29th – CREST.BD network members Dr. Erin Michalak, Dr. Rob Tarzwell, Stéphanie Fontaine, Ryan Tine, Dr. Emma Morton, and Catherine Simmons took to Twitter for CREST.BD’s second #TalkBD event. Twitter users submitted a variety of questions about BD, which the team answered … Read more

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