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This week’s Bipolar Blog post is a guest post coming in from Julia Lukacs, M.Sc. In this post, Julia shares her new study, partnered with Dr. Guillermo Perez Algorta, about how people’s reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic relate to risk-taking behaviour. The study is still open to everyone! What does … Read more
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
In the past few years, cannabis has been legalized in Canada and much of the United States. Its use and legality continue to be an open subject of debate worldwide. In North America, increasing media buzz has questioned how marijuana might support mental health. CBD oil, most notably, has been … Read more
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