Call for Abstracts

Abstract submission is now closed. Notifications will be sent in early February 2017. 

Submissions are welcome in all topics related to Bipolar Disorder, particularly with new and emerging data. Please see below for submission guidelines.

All accepted abstracts of registered participants will be published in an online supplement to Bipolar Disorders: An International Journal of Psychiatry and Neurosciences.



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Method of Submission: Abstracts may only be submitted online, via the ISBD 2017 Website.

Language and Length: Abstracts must be submitted in English and cannot be more than 250 words.

Notification of Acceptance: Authors will receive confirmation of accepted abstracts by end January, 2017. Following notification of acceptance, the presenting author must register for the Conference by February16, 2017​; abstracts can only be presented on receipt of the registration fee.

Confirmation of Submission: After you submit your abstract, you will receive a confirmation email containing the title of your abstract. You can re-enter the submission link at any time to view your abstract.If you do not receive a conformation e-mail, please e-mail the congress secretariat.

Presentation Format: Authors can submit abstracts preferences for oral or poster presentation but the scientific committee retains the final decision to choose the presentation format. Accepted abstracts will be published in the Bipolar Disorders Journal and as an online Abstract Supplement to the ISBD Conference.

Abstract topic: Submissions are welcome in all topics related to Bipolar Disorders. Please choose the topic miscellaneous if you do not see a relevant keyword in the drop down menu list.

Abstract title - limited to 25 words in UPPER CASE

Body text: Abstracts should clearly state: Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusions. No figures or tables are to be included in the abstract. We recommend using word-processing software (for example, Word) for editing your abstract and counting the number of words. 250 word limit

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

Presenting author׳s contact details
- Full first and family name(s) 
- Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, address, city, state (if relevant), country
- Phone number
- E-mail address

Co-author(s) contact details
- Full first and family name(s) 
- Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, address, city, state (if relevant), country
Please note your affiliation and lecture title in both the final program and journal will appear exactly as you submit it so please follow the guidelines provided as to the format required.

Draft abstracts: The submission form allows you to store your abstract as a draft in order to make changes. Please note that abstracts must be SUBMITTED before the deadline in order to be sent to review for inclusion in the Scientific Program.

Please note that NO updates can be made to abstracts once they have been final submitted and reveiwed. You are welcome to bring an updated poster onsite with you.

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