Opportunity details

The Language of Risk-Taking in Bipolar (Lived Experience).

Qualitative interviews to understand the lived experience of risk-taking in bipolar

Link to organisation:

Full description:

I’m looking for people who:

-Self-report a diagnosis of bipolar disorder
-Are over the age of 18

Participants will be asked to take part in a one-to-one interview to talk about risky behaviours and experiences of risk-taking. The interview transcripts will be used for linguistic analysis to better understand how risky behaviours are presented and how people living with bipolar could be better supported.

Please see the attached advert for more information.

Date from

10th May 2022

Date to

10th September 2022


Lancaster University

The Spectrum Centre at Lancaster University conducts translational research into the understanding and psychological treatment of bipolar disorder and other related conditions. We actively encourage input from people who have experienced bipolar mood fluctuations, their relatives, friends, partners, carers and also individuals who are interested in mental health research.





Mental health


UK wide

Involvement type:

Designing and managing

What support is offered?

Participants will be invited to join Spectrum Connect which provides individuals who are interested in Bipolar Disorder and associated conditions with an opportunity to make valuable contributions to an innovative research portfolio.


£30 renumeration as voucher or payment.


Reasonable expenses for travel will be reimbursed where relevant.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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