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Bipolar Disorder Research – SFU research

When SFU Associate Gerontology Professor Norman O’Rourke and his students searched the bipolar disorder (BD) literature, they found only two references to older adults with BD. “So we know very little about caring for older adults with bipolar disorder,” says O’Rourke, who heads a four-year multidisciplinary national study on the subject, funded by a $722,000 Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant.

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