The Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program hosted a webinar, "Living Well with Bipolar Disorder", on February 16th, 2023 to discuss. wellness and bipolar disorder. Our team of researchers, clinicians, and lived experience experts explore what wellness means when living with bipolar disorder, how individual lived experiences shape wellness, and how research plays a role in establishing wellness.
Dr. Sperry, a researcher in the Prechter Program and Clinical Psychologist in the Bipolar Clinic at Michigan Medicine, speaks about the importance of measuring well-being as an outcome in clinical care and research studies. She covers current research that highlights the need to re-define well-being, or, what it means to be living well with bipolar disorder. Dr. Sperry ends her presentation by introducing an important new initiative of the Prechter Program, the development of new tools to measure well-being, incorporating the perspective and voices of those with lived experience.
If you missed the live webinar, or would like send the webinar along to someone you know, the recording is now available.