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A qualitative study of suicidal behaviour in bipolar disorder

A qualitative study of suicidal behaviour in bipolar disorder

Portfolio Eligibility
Automatically eligible
MREC N° 10/H1003/84
Research Summary
Study Type Observational
Design Type Qualitative
Disease(s) Bipolar affective disorder
Phase N/A
Current Status Closed - follow-up complete
Closure Date 8/31/2013
Global Sample Size 20
Global Recruitment to Date
Geographical Scope UK Multi-Centre
Lead Country England
Main Inclusion Criteria
Individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder who have previously made one or more suicide attempt.
The relatives of individuals with bipolar disorder who died by suicide.
Age 16 or over.
No evidence of organic brain disease or learning disability
Able to provide informed consent
Fluent in English
To have a fixed abode
Main Exclusion Criteria
An inability or unwillingness to provide written informed consent
An inability to communicate fluently in written or verbal English
Any participant where the GP, Consultant Psychiatrist or any member of the mental health team thinks it inappropriate or harmful to contact them
Presence of any significant symptoms which would preclude participation in an interview
Chief Investigator(s)
Prof Navneet Kapur
Further details, please contact
Miss Caroline Clements

Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences (University of Manchester)
Centre for Suicide Prevention,
Room 2.320, University Place
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M13 9PL

Tel: 0161 275 8088
Fax: 0161 275 0712
Funder(s) NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research
Sponsor(s) Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences (University of Manchester)
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