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Getting Serious About Mental Illnesses

Dr. Insel explains the nuances of the term, “serious mental illness.”

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Brain Scans – Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

Despite promising advances as a research tool, brain imaging is not quite ripe for clinical application in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.

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Attention on ADHD Awareness Week

Dr. Insel comments on progress and directions for future studies of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during ADHD Awareness Week.

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May 6th: Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

May is Mental Health Month and this year NIMH teams up with SAMHSA to celebrate and promote Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 6th. Dr. Insel talks about how mental illnesses are the chronic diseases of the young.

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