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Table 1 Methods, study populations, and design within the structure of the BipoLife consortium

From: Aims and structure of the German Research Consortium BipoLife for the study of bipolar disorder

Bipolife project Subject Population N Design TPP1 TPP2
Phenotype database Biomaterials Neuroimaging EEG
A1 Assessment of factors associated with conversion to bipolar disorder Young persons at-risk of BD 1500 Epidemiological, Follow-up
A2 Trial of specific group psychotherapy for bipolar disorder Young patients with recent onset of BD 300 Double-blind, randomized, controlled trial  
A3 Smartphone-based ambulatory monitoring with threshold based feedback Patients with a highly recurrent/unstable course of BD 180 Rater blind, randomized, parallel group trial    
B2 Neuroimaging study in patients with affective disorders and acute suicidality Patients with severe suicidality 80 Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial    
B3 Genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic markers of lithium response BD patients with lithium response vs. non response 150 Cross-sectional