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- Long-term Course of ADHD Diagnosed in Preschool Years Can be Chronic and Severe
- Science Update February 12, 2013
Long-term Course of ADHD Diagnosed in Preschool Years Can be Chronic and Severe
- Precursor Symptoms to Autism Detected in 6-Month-Old Infants
- Science Update February 11, 2013
Some autism symptoms can be seen in 6-month-old infants, possibly leading to even earlier intervention for this disorder.
- HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on the State of Mental Health Care in the United States
- Science Update February 05, 2013
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius discusses state of U.S. mental health care, commemorates JFK’s speech on the topic 50 years ago.
- Imaging Biomarker Predicts Response to Rapid Antidepressant
- Press Release February 04, 2013
A boost of activity in visual cortex at the back of the brain, triggered by the processing of emotional information, predicted depressed patients’ responses to a rapid-acting antidepressant.
- Brain Imaging Predicts Psychotherapy Success in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder
- Science Update February 01, 2013
Brain imaging might soon predict which treatment options would work best for patients with social phobia.
- 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy Sent a Special Message to Congress About the State of Mental Health
- Science Update January 29, 2013
Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy addressed Congress about the state of mental health—and changed the way Americans view mental health care.
- Leading Neurobiologist Appointed NIMH Scientific Director
- Press Release January 24, 2013
Renowned neurobiologist Susan Amara recently joined NIMH as scientific director of its intramural research program.
- Study Documents that Some Children Lose Autism Diagnosis
- Press Release January 15, 2013
An NIH-supported study has confirmed that some children who are accurately diagnosed in early childhood with autism lose the symptoms and the diagnosis as they grow older.
- Emergency Department Suicide Screening Tool Accurately Predicts At Risk Youth
- Science Update January 04, 2013
Time-crunched ER nurses and doctors can use four questions to screen youth at risk for attempting suicide.
- Different Genes, Same Risk Pathway in Schizophrenia
- Science Update January 02, 2013
Work by NIMH-supported scientists illustrates the variability of the genes and biology underlying illnesses like schizophrenia.
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