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Science News from 2005

Teens with Deletion Syndrome Confirm Gene’s Role in Psychosis

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National Institute of Mental Health

A study in youth who are missing part of a chromosome is further implicating a suspect gene in schizophrenia.

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NIMH Expands Public Health Education Effort To Reach Latino Men With Depression

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National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, today is launching a new effort in the Real Men Real Depression campaign — Spanish-language materials to inform the Latino community about depression and to encourage men who are depressed to seek help.

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NIMH Study To Guide Treatment Choices for Schizophrenia (Phase 1 Results)

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National Institute of Mental Health

A large study funded by NIH’s National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides, for the first time, detailed information comparing the effectiveness and side effects of five medications — both new and older medications — that are currently used to treat people with schizophrenia.

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Scientists Uncover New Clues About Brain Function in Human Behavior

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National Institute of Mental Health

Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, have discovered a genetically controlled brain mechanism responsible for social behavior in humans — one of the most important but least understood aspects of human nature.

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Colleagues, Friends Gather to Commemorate Nobel Laureate Axelrod

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National Institute of Mental Health

Luminaries from the fields of neuroscience and mental health will gather at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Monday, May 23, to celebrate the life and achievements of one of their most honored colleagues, the late Nobel Laureate Julius Axelrod Ph.D.

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Brain Scans Reveal How Gene May Boost Schizophrenia Risk

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National Institute of Mental Health

Clues about how a suspect version of a gene may slightly increase risk for schizophrenia are emerging from a brain imaging study by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

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Rat Brain’s Executive Hub Quells Alarm Center if Stress is Controllable

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National Institute of Mental Health

Treatments for mood and anxiety disorders are thought to work, in part, by helping patients control the stresses in their lives.

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