Clinical Research

At the Bipolar Clinic & Research Program (BCRP), we are dedicated to providing quality clinical care, conducting clinically informative research, and educating our colleagues, our patients, as well as the greater community about bipolar disorder

Bipolar Clinic and Research Program (BCRP)

The BCRP provides ongoing treatment to adult patients with bipolar disorder, including medication treatment and psychosocial or ‘talk’ therapy where appropriate.

Long-term follow-up treatment is generally available only to those living near enough to the hospital to make ongoing visits practical. Follow up appointments with doctors at the clinic may be scheduled after an initial evaluation or participation in a research protocol. See About This Program for more information.

Research & Clinical Trials:
The BCRP also conducts a variety of Clinical Trials. Patients who meet eligibility requirements for research projects will be invited to participate in ongoing studies. In the informed consent process, the research staff will review the specific risks and benefits of entering research. Current studies include clinical trials of new treatments as well as several studies that involve brain imaging or biochemical tests. Patients wishing to be involved in research are asked to call the BCRP’s triage phone line at (866) 99-MOODS or (617) 643-2076. Patients will be asked to answer questions about their symptoms in order to determine if they are eligible for one of the ongoing studies. Patients may also sign up for the volunteer research registry by e-mailing us at

Research Registry

To join the BCRP's Volunteer Research Registry, e-mail your contact information to

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50 Staniford St., Suite 580
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 726-5855
Fax: (617) 726-6768
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Clinical Care at the BCRP:

-- Initial Appointments: New patients wishing to schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist or psychologist are asked to call the BCRP’s triage phone line at (617) 643-2076. Patients will be asked to answer questions about their symptoms.

Patients must call us directly in order to make a clinical or research appointment. If you are calling on behalf of a friend, family member, or if you are a physician looking to make a referral on behalf of a patient, you can call us at 617-643-2076 to hear more information about the services available through our clinic.

-- Follow-up Appointments: To schedule, cancel, or reschedule a clinical appointment, please call the BCRP’s front desk at (617) 726-5855.

-- Consultation Appointments: To inquire about a one-time consultation, please call (617) 643-2076

This web site, its contents, and contact information are designed for informational purposes only, and must not be substituted for professional care. Consult a physician or primary care doctor if you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of any illness. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.


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