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Disasters and Mental Health Research – Extended Interview

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Dr. Sandro Galea, a National Institute of Mental Health grantee, talks about disasters and mental health research.

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Disasters and Mental Health Research

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Dr. Sandro Galea, a National Institute of Mental Health grantee, talks about disasters and mental health research.

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Children and Parents in the Age of Medication

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Best-selling author and journalist Judith Warner met with NIMH Director, Tom Insel . Warner has written extensively about American family culture, raising children in today's society, and now, the challenges faced by families of children diagnosed with mental disorders. Ms. Warner is a former contributing columnist for the New York Times and was a special correspondent for Newsweek in Paris.

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An Overview of American Children and Mental Health

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It’s been called one of the richest studies of its kind. The National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey looked into the well being of the nation’s children. Dr. Kathleen Merikangas of the National Institute of Mental Health was the lead author of the survey that tracked mental disorders in children and how many of those surveyed received treatment.

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