NUI Galway Study on Bipolar Disorder

HRB Clinical Research Facility, Galway Áis Taighde Chliniciúil HRB, Gaillimh A team at NUI Galway are conducting a clinical trial study on bipolar disorder. Nature of the study SCOPE-BD is a randomised controlled trial investigating if IV Scopolamine (Hyoscine) has

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Living openly with bipolar disorder

I feel so fortunate to have been a part of Aware’s webinar on Living Well with Bipolar at the beginning of March. Talking about my own experiences, hopefully in a way that resonates with even one person, helps me to

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World Bipolar Day 2021

Tuesday 30th March will mark World Bipolar Day 2021. Please see below as we highlight some resources available from Aware for anyone who experiences Bipolar Disorder, as well as their loved ones. Webinar: Living well with bipolar disorder In this hour-long webinar

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Living well with bipolar disorder

To start, how do we think about bipolar disorder? It is a severe and persistent mood disorder, which can be a confusing and scary. However it is worth remembering that we each have our own personal identity which is not defined by

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition which can affect thinking, energy, feelings and behaviour. Bipolar disorder can have a profound impact on every aspect of a person’s life, affecting their relationships, family and work life.  45,000 or 1 in

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The impact of alcohol on our mental health

This webinar The impact of alcohol on our mental health looks at developing awareness of our level of alcohol consumption. Media coverage of alcohol misuse, often only shows the extreme examples only, which can then influence our opinion of addiction.

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The Importance of Early Intervention

UCD researchers have found schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are serious mental illnesses that affect about 65 million people worldwide. These illnesses usually emerge in early adulthood but by the time they’re diagnosed, there’s often already a lot of disability. The

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