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Organizations Butler
Research Type Clinical
Therapeutic Area of Study Bipolar Disorder
Principal Investigators Lauren M. Weinstock PhD
Related Publications
Eligibility Criteria Must be 18 or older and currently taking medication for bipolar disorder in order to participate.
Recruitment Status Open
Contact Information

For more information, please call the Psychosocial Research Program at 401-455-6657 to leave a message. You may also respond by email at Psychosocial_Research@Brown.edu When leaving a voice or email message, please leave your name, phone number(s), and best times to reach you only.

Description

Are you taking medication for bipolar depression but still not feeling as good as you would like?

Researchers at Butler Hospital and Brown University are conducting a clinical trial to investigate two adjunctive interventions for the management of bipolar depression: a workbook-guided self-help intervention or 10 weeks of yoga classes.  

Yoga classes are:

* small in size - which allows tailoring to your specific needs;
* suitable for people who may not be physically active;
* designed specifically for people with a history of depression.

This is a Brown University research study, and has been approved by the Butler Hospital and Brown University Internal Research Boards.

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