Internet-Based Interventions for Bipolar Disorder

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT02106078


The investigators hope to learn whether access to online support and education can help people with Bipolar Disorder (BD) better manage their symptoms of depression.

Official Title

2/2-A Randomized Trial of Internet-Based Interventions for Bipolar Disorder

Stanford Investigator(s)

Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD
Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Public Mental Health and Population Sciences)


Inclusion Criteria:

   - Current diagnosis of bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, or bipolar disorder NOS
   verified with the Structured Clinical Interview for the Diagnostic and Statistical
   Manual for Mental Disorders (SCID) Mood disorder module.

   - Age 21-65.

   - Access to a computer with internet access. Access to a printer is preferable, but not

   - Able to speak and read English proficiently.

   - Some degree of medical supervision of bipolar disorder (sees a health professional at
   least twice a year to discuss symptoms and treatment needs) and local access to
   emergency care.

Exclusion Criteria:

   - Current psychosis, as assessed in screening phone interview with the SCID psychosis

   - Acutely suicidal (defined as having a HAM-D item 3, score of ≥3).

   - Current mania, assessed using mania module of the SCID mood disorders module.


behavioral: Moderated Discussion Board

behavioral: Psychoeducation

behavioral: Interactive Psychosocial Tools

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 493-5000