Nick’s research is focused on improving understanding of diagnosis and management of bipolar spectrum mood disorders and psychosis. As well as leading the Mood Disorders Research Team and the Bipolar Disorder Research Network (BDRN), Nick is also an honorary consultant psychiatrist at Cardiff University, and heads the Cardiff University Psychiatry Service. His clinical interests lie in the diagnosis and management of bipolar spectrum disorders
Nick is the scientific advisor for the MDF-The Bipolar Organisation. He advises BBC EastEnders on their bipolar disorder storyline and has contributed to many documentaries on bipolar disorder and psychiatry. Nick also appears on TV, Radio, and in the National Press on a regular basis.
Nick has published more than 250 research articles and is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He Chairs the Academic Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and is an editorials editor for the British Journal of Psychiatry. He is Director of Mental Health Research and Development for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
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