The ISBD aims to become the internationally recognized forum to foster ongoing international collaboration on education and research with an objective to advance the treatment of all aspects of bipolar disorders, resulting in improvements in outcomes/quality of life for those with bipolar disorder and their significant others.
The ISBD is open to the entire spectrum of mental healthcare professionals including basic and clinical researchers, psychiatrists, pharmacologists, psychologists, social workers, students, trainees, and interested lay groups and individuals.
The Society for Advancement of Bipolar Affective Disorder has become a ISBD official chapter since Jan 2008. All the SABAD council members and co-opt are the ISBD members.
ISBD Official Website: www.isbd.org