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Release of “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates

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A study conducted by researchers at several universities, hospitals, and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) found that the Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” was associated with a 28.9% increase in suicide rates among U.S. youth ages 10-17 in the month (April 2017) following the shows release, after accounting for ongoing trends in suicide rates.

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Autism in Adults

Over the last twenty years, research has helped us better understand autism in adults. In a podcast, NIMH Director Dr. Joshua Gordon interviews Dr. Ann Wagner, National Autism Coordinator, and Dr. Lisa Gilotty, chief of NIMH’s Research Program on Autism Spectrum Disorders, to discuss these research advances.

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Bench-to-Bedside: NIMH Research Leading to Brexanolone, First-Ever Drug Specifically for Postpartum Depression

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FDA approval of the postpartum depression treatment brexanolone represents the final phase of a bench-to-bedside journey for this drug — a journey that began in the NIMH Intramural Research Program. NIMH experts are available to provide information on postpartum depression and the importance of, and the science underlying, this new drug.

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NIH Study Reveals Differences in Brain Activity in Children with Anhedonia

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Researchers have identified changes in brain connectivity and brain activity during rest and reward anticipation in children with anhedonia, a condition where people lose interest and pleasure in activities they used to enjoy.

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NIH Study Shows Many Preteens Screen Positive for Suicide Risk During ER Visits

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A research team found nearly one-third of youth ages 10 to 12 years screened positive for suicide risk in emergency department settings, including those seeking help for physical concerns only.

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NIMH conducts research studies to understand the causes of depression, the teen brain, and evaluate new treatments. Studies enroll participants, ages 11-17.

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Teen Depression Study - 1

NIMH conducts research studies to understand the causes of depression, the teen brain, and evaluate new treatments. Studies enroll participants, ages 11-17, for research assessments, brain scans, talk therapy or other standard treatments.

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Teen Depression Study - 2

NIMH conducts research studies to understand the causes of depression, the teen brain, and evaluate new treatments. Studies enroll participants, ages 11-17.

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Social Anxiety Disorder - Join A Study

People with social anxiety disorder have a general intense fear of, or anxiety toward, social or performance situations.

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Join a Research Study

Researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) conduct a large number of research studies with patients and healthy volunteers.

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