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Transforming the understanding
and treatment of mental illnesses.

Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit (NNU) Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit (NNU)

Glossary and FAQs

RESOURCES

To learn more about all ongoing studies at the NIMH, please visit Join A Study.

WHAT IS…?

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Biomarkers

Bipolar Disorder (BPD, BD)

Clinical Trial

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

Electroencephalography (EEG)

Electromyography (EMG)

Healthy volunteers

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetoencephalography (MEG)

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD, UP)

Outpatient

Polysomnography

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

RESOURCES

MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary

ClinicalTrials.gov: Glossary of Common Site Terms

For additional information about mental health in general please go to the NIMH YouTube Channel