Talks and Multimedia
Researchers and staff In the Neuroscience and Novel Therapeutics Unit participate in numerous grand rounds and outreach efforts. Please contact the NIMH Press Team with any inquiries.
November 7, 2023
Many children go through periods of moodiness, but children with irritability experience severe symptoms that can lead to problems at home and school. Learn more about childhood irritability during our Facebook Live event
June 23, 2016
Drs. Ellen Leibenluft and Melissa Brotman, Emotion and Development Branch, NIMH, NIH
November 13, 2018
Dr. Melissa Brotman, Emotion and Development Branch, NIMH, NIH
Featured Media Interviews
Conceptualizing and Treating Irritable Kids with Dr. Melissa Brotman
The Testing Psychologist | May
Dr. Brotman speaks with The Testing Psychologist about pediatric mood disorders, the relationship between irritability, anxiety, and depression, exposure-based treatment with angry kids, and app-based mood tracking.
Using a Focused Technology-Driven Approach to Mental Health with NIH
FedHealthIT | March 4, 2020
Dr. Brotman was interviewed by FedHealthIT where she discussed her efforts to leverage technology like mobile applications and games for clinical use to work with children and youth.
When a Child’s Grumpiness Is a Problem
The Wall Street Journal | February 25, 2018
Dr. Brotman talked with the Wall Street Journal to explain some new psychological treatments she is developing to target anger and irritability seen in clinically impaired youth.
Why It Seems as if Everyone Is Always Angry With You
The New York Times | April 24, 2018
Dr. Brotman discusses the tendency of irritable children to see neutral faces as more hostile, and a pilot study that showed promise in reducing the amount of hostility irritable children perceive in ambiguous faces.