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Useful Links for Patients & Carers

Bipolar Disorder Research Network website

Bipolar Disorder Research Network (BDRN) is the largest network of individuals with bipolar disorder and related mood disorders in the world.

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Transforming mental health through research

Our vision is simple: to create a world where mental illness is understood, effectively treated, and ultimately prevented.With the help of our supporters and a global network of leading scientists we can make this a reality. Together we are championing and funding research into mental health that will change millions of lives.

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Carers UK

Caring will affect us all at some point in our lives. We'll be here for you when that happens. With your help, we can be there for the 6,000 people who start looking after someone each day.

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NTW Trust Self Help leaflets

NTW Trust has put together a range of self help guides this is the link to the full library, you may find the ones about depression and low mood, anxiety and sleep problems particularly helpful.

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Information for Patients & Carers

MULTIPLE-THERAPY-RESISTANT MAJOR DEPRESSIBE DISORDER: a clinically important concept

MULTIPLETHERAPYRESISTANT MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER: a clinically important concept Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is also known as depression. It is a mental disorder characterised episodes of low mood lasting at least two weeks... Read more

SLEEP BETTER

SLEEP BETTER

An article on 'Soundscapes to ehance sleep quality By Tom Middleton (Sleep Science Coach)'

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DRUGS OF POTENTIAL MISUSE FOR THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION AND OTHER PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS PART 2-PSYCHEDELICS: PSILOCYBIN, LSD

DRUGS OF POTENTIAL MISUSE FOR THE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION AND OTHER PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS PART 2-PSYCHEDELICS: PSILOCYBIN, LSD

Psychedelics are believed to exert their effect via serotonin receptors called 5-HT1A/2A . Common effects reported include alterations of sensory perception, ego loss, an increased awareness of the present- leading to sometimes profound personal insight and even mystical experience (Sherwood et al. 2018). Some other symptoms experienced include...

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