Bipolar Disorder

MAPrc’s researchers are currently working on a number of projects investigating new diagnostic and treatment methods for people experiencing bipolar disorders, the details of which can be found below

The following projects are currently recruiting participants.  Please contact us if you wish to receive futher information or to take part in a project.


 
Genes and cognition
An large collaborative investigation examining how genes and cognition influence the production of mood symptoms in bipolar disorder.  For further information click here or  contact Tamsyn van Rheenen on 9076 5031 or email tamsyn.van-rheenen@monash.edu
 
 
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
TMS for bipolar depression uses magnetic pulses to change activity in the areas of the brain related to this illness, as an alternative treatment for people who have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder and are currently experiencing depression.
For further information click here or contact the TMS team on 90766595 or email tms-enquiry@monash.edu
 
 
EVestG (ElectrovestibuloGraphy)
We are currently trialling a new technique, EVestG (ElectrovestibuloGraphy) as an objective method for diagnosing participants with bipolar affective disorder. For further information click here or contact MAPrc on 9076 6564 or email maprc@monash.edu
 
 
NRAMP - National Register of Antipsychotic Medication in Pregnancy
Observational study for women who are taking or have taken antipsychotic medications during their pregnancy. For further information click here or contact Heather Gilbert on 9076 6591 or email heather.gilbert@monash.edu

 

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