Publications about Basic Research
- Could I Have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?
Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) begins in childhood and is considered a developmental disorder, but a person may not receive a diagnosis until adolescence or adulthood. This brochure explains how ADHD affects adults, including signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments options.
- Looking at My Genes: What Can They Tell Me About My Mental Health?
This fact sheet answers commonly asked questions about genes and their role in a person’s mental health. It covers family history, generic testing versus genome scans, and NIMH research on generics.
- Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms
This brochure discusses symptoms, causes, and treatments for panic disorder, a type of anxiety disorder associated with sudden and repeated attacks of fear.
- The Teen Brain: 6 Things to Know (Fact Sheet)
A fact sheet outlining how a teenager’s brain grows, matures, and adapts to the world. This fact sheet also briefly covers the teen brain’s resiliency, onset of some mental illnesses, and sleep patterns in teens.