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Circuitry for Fearful Feelings, Behavior Untangled in Anxiety Disorders

Science Update

Untangling the brain circuitry of fearful feelings from that underlying defensive behaviors is key to improving treatments for anxiety disorders, argue two leading experts.

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Game Corrects Children’s Misreading of Emotional Faces to Tame Irritability

Science Update

A computer game that changes a tendency to misread ambiguous faces as angry is showing promise as a potential treatment for irritability in children

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Irritability in Children - Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder

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Ellen Leibenluft, M.D., NIMH Emotion and Development Branch, explains the history of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder.

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Irritability in Children - Facial Emotion Study

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Drs Ellen Leibenluft and Melissa Brotman, NIMH Emotion and Development Branch, explain a study aimed at reducing irritability in children by re-training their responses to facial emotion.

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Irritability in Children - How Parents Can Help

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Dr. Ellen Leibenluft, NIMH Emotion and Development Branch, discusses how parents can help an irritable child.

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Irritability in Children - Dr. Ellen Leibenluft

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Dr. Ellen Leibenluft, NIMH Emotion and Development Branch, discusses research on irritability in children.

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Webinar: Severe Irritability and DMDD in Youth -- Dr. Kenneth Towbin

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NIMH child and adolescent psychiatrist Kenneth Towbin, M.D., discusses NIMH research into childhood severe irritability and disruptive mood dysregulation.

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Ketamine Lifts Depression via a Byproduct of its Metabolism

Press Release

A chemical byproduct, or metabolite, created as the body breaks down likely holds the secret to its rapid antidepressant action .

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Secrets to Our Smarts Hidden in the Folds of Our Cortex

Science Update

The more folding in the thinking parts of our brain, the smarter we are – to a degree.

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Circuit Tweak Boosts Social Memory in Mice

Science Update

Researchers have boosted the staying power of a social memory at least 80-fold by stimulating a circuit they discovered in mouse brain.

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