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10 years ago, we launched the Quality of Life scale for Bipolar Disorder–the QoL.BD. The QoL.BD is the world’s only scale for measuring quality of life in bipolar disorder, and has seen global uptake since its inception. Studies across the world describe its use, in countries including Canada, Iran, Chile, … Read more
The Centre for Youth Bipolar Disorder is back with part 2 of our blog series on our exercise study for improving aerobic fitness in teens with bipolar disorder (see part 1 here). In this blog, we will share first-hand knowledge that we have gained from 11 teen participants, who completed … Read more
Our newest paper has just been published by the Journal of Participatory Medicine! The paper, The Bipolar Youth Action Project: Community-Based Participatory Research shares the process of working with youth peer researchers on the Bipolar Youth Action Project, and lessons learned about engaging youth in mental health research. The Bipolar … Read more
How do race and ethnicity affect outcomes and treatments for people with bipolar disorder? It’s clear that BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) communities do not necessarily experience this mood disorder in the same way as non people of colour. In this special #BipolarBlog to support ongoing dialogue on … Read more