By Thomas Insel on March 29, 2013
Director’s Posts about Schizophrenia
By Thomas Insel on March 22, 2013
Dr. Insel’s blog makes the link between neuroscience and the national conversation on mental illness and gun violence; neuroscience research is the key to our being able to identify psychosis risk early and preempt the development of serious mental illness.
By Thomas Insel on February 05, 2013
By Thomas Insel on January 16, 2013
Dr. Insel talks about the importance of developing ways to identify individuals at high risk of mental disorders before they develop symptoms, making it possible to intervene early and prevent serious illness.
By Thomas Insel on August 24, 2012
By Thomas Insel on December 23, 2011
Dr. Insel shares NIMH’s Top 10 Research Advances for 2011.
By Thomas Insel on October 04, 2011
Results of the two largest studies of their kind, to date, have identified new common gene variants associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The results implicate specific pathways and hold promise for development of new treatments.
By Thomas Insel on May 13, 2011
By Thomas Insel on March 01, 2011
As we mark the 10th anniversary of the human genome’s sequencing, the heightening pace of progress promises to a bright future for psychiatric genetics.
By Thomas Insel on February 10, 2011
Rapid progress in understanding how memory works – from the molecular to the behavioral level – holds promise for improved treatment of memory components of mental disorders.
By Thomas Insel on December 23, 2010
10 breakthroughs and events of 2010 which are changing the way we approach mental disorders.
By Thomas Insel on November 10, 2010
By Thomas Insel on October 07, 2010
Despite promising advances as a research tool, brain imaging is not quite ripe for clinical application in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
By Thomas Insel on April 26, 2010
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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