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Project Achieve Weight Loss Trial for People with Serious Mental Illness

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NIMH grantee Dr. Gail Daumit talks about the Project Achieve weight loss trial.

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Five Mental Disorders Share Some of the Same Genes

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Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D., director of NIMH’s Division of Adult Translational Research, explains the significance of recent study findings for diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses.

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NIMH’s Dr. Maura Furey on scopolamine research

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Dr. Maura Furey on the search for a fast acting anti-depressant.

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A Message for Military Veterans from NIMH’s Dr. Robert Heinssen

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A soldier to soldier message for returning military veterans.

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National Database for Autism Research

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Dr. Pamela Collins on Global Mental Health Challenges

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Dr. Pamela Collins on global mental health challenges and NIMH initiatives.

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2011 SfN Conference Highlights

2011 Society for Neuroscience Conference Highlights

The 2011 Society for Neuroscience Conference was held in Washington, DC.

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Embedded in Iraq

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Embedded reporter and NIMH discuss mental health issues for some Iraq War veterans

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Unlocking the Genetic Code

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Dr. Joel Kleinman explains when and where genes turn on in the brain

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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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White House Champions of Change

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NIMH researchers honored with White House Champions of Change award.

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Development of the Young Brain

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For more than twenty years, National Institute of Mental Health neuroscientist Dr. Jay Giedd has studied the development of the adolescent brain. Decades of imaging work have led to remarkable insight and a more than a few surprises.

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Stem Cell Possibilities in Autism Research

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Dr. Ricardo Dolmetsch and his colleagues have generated stem cells from children with autism allowing them to study how the brain develops in children with ASD.

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Rethinking BPD: A Clinician’s View

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Dr. Marsha Linehan was featured in a series of lectures on Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Borderline Personality Disorder

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Recently, the National Institute of Mental Health hosted an event that focused on Borderline Personality Disorder. Featured speakers included BPD researcher Dr. Marsha Linehan as well as Amanda Wang, founder of RethinkBPD.

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Rethinking BPD: A Patient’s View

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Amanda Wang is the lead organizer of RethinkBPD, a peer-led advocacy and support group for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Ms. Wang participated in a lecture series on BPD at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland. She shared her personal experience in coping with BPD as well as the objectives of RethinkBPD.

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Positive Measures to Fight Depression

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Honoring Mortimer Mishkin

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Video from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - Congratulations to Dr. Mortimer Mishkin, recipient of the National Medal of Science. Dr. Mishkin becomes the first National Institute of Mental Health intramural scientist to receive this honor. In this video Dr. Mishkin talks about his five decades of research at NIMH.

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NIMH Radio: Dr. Ron Duman of Yale University talks about ketamine research and treatment for major depression

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Ketamine Research and Treatment for Major Depression.

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Prevent Suicide in Young Adults

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Our NIMH partners are the eyes, ears, and legs of our research-based messages concerning the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses.

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