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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.

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And What If? (Et Si Jamais?)

on November 9, 2016   |    1 Comment

English and French (bottom) both written by Raymond Tremblay. My last severe manic crisis occurred in 1998 when I was 54 years old. At that time, I was hospitalised for two months. Since I will soon turn 73, I am wondering what I would now do if I ever experienced … Read more

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What does quality of life mean to someone with bipolar?

on April 27, 2016   |    No Comments

Quality of life in bipolar disorder can be defined in several ways. For a more complicated research perspective, take a look at the first few pages of this book chapter. What I’m going to draw out of that discussion for this particular post is the idea that all life domains … Read more

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Sailing together – A healthcare provider’s guide to using the Bipolar Wellness Centre

on August 18, 2015   |    No Comments

Healthcare providers working with individuals with bipolar disorder can benefit from using CREST.BD’s Bipolar Wellness Centre in a number of ways. This can be done independently by the healthcare provider in order to increase their familiarity with current, evidence-based, psychosocial interventions, or in collaboration with their client to assist in case formulation and … Read more

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