Collaborative Research Team for the Study of Bipolar Disorder (CREST.BD)

This award funds the development of a multidisciplinary research team focused on examining and developing a knowledge base on the role of psychosocial factors in bipolar disorder. The goals include: identifying research priorities within the field of psychosocial issues in bipolar disorder; ensuring the team has the skills and expertise to address these priorities; identifying and establishing partnerships with existing organizations; developing research plans and a patient-centered research agenda; and identifying opportunities for sharing and leveraging resources.