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Introduction to RDoC

Science Update

Bruce Cuthbert, Ph.D., director, NIMH Division of Translational Research and Treatment Development, discusses the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) initiative, which he coordinates. This long-term project is incorporating genetics, imaging, cognitive science, and other levels of information to lay the foundation for a new mental disorders classification system.

For more information, see: “Transforming Diagnosis”.