About the TRIBE Research Program
The TRIBE Research Program is an International trial of an online self-help intervention designed to improve symptoms and quality of life in bipolar II disorder. The research has been funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and is being led by Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia.
The intervention on the TRIBE website has been developed over a number of years by a team of International experts including researchers, clinicians and consumers. The intervention is brief (3 weeks) and includes video footage of people who experience bipolar disorder and clinicians, interactive exercises, forums, tools and a companion smartphone app.
The research will involve participants from around the world and aims to investigate the impact of the the interventions on symptoms and quality of life for people who experience bipolar II disorder.
The TRIBE project was developed by Swinburne University of Technology in close collaboration with consumers as well as Crest.BD, University of British Columbia, Lancaster University, University of California, Australian National University, Deakin University, Western Sydney University and University of Melbourne.
The TRIBE website content was developed by Swinburne University of Technology in collaboration with Crest.BD, University of British Columbia, Lancaster University, University of California, Australian National University, Deakin University, Western Sydney University, University of Melbourne and consumers. Key contributors to content were: Prof Greg Murray (Swin), Dr Kathryn Fletcher (Swin), Assoc Prof Neil Thomas (Swin), Ms Fiona Foley (Swin), Dr Tania Perich (Western Sydney University).
Peer videos were made with real people who generously agreed to share their lived experiences. They were asked a number of questions on various topics and their responses were not scripted. All videos were filmed and edited by Rybazoid (Ryan O'Hehir).
The website was created by Media Insights.