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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Towards New and Better Treatment

This poster aims to raise public awareness of clinical trials, which play an important role in tomorrow’s medical breakthroughs.

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