In a blog about Brain Awareness Month, NIMH Director Thomas Insel talks about the complexity of the brain and challenges ahead for research to understand it.
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Figures released today show that more under 18s were admitted into NHS wards only eight months into the current financial year, already exceeding the annual figure for 2012-13.
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A higher proportion of women continue to suffer from anxiety and depression and a campaign is to be launched to get mental health on school curriculum in response to ‘epidemic’ of eating disorders amongst teenage girls.
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Youth Group is a rock band based in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. As of 2012, the band is signed to Ivy League Records. The band has released four albums in Australia, with the three latest albums gaining worldwide release.
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Nine eating disorders myths busted
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NIMH is changing how it will support clinical trials. Dr. Insel summarizes the changes and the reasons behind them.
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Dr. Insel talks about the numerous ways in which devices like computers and smartphones could be used to diagnose and treat mental disorders.
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Jenny Edwards CBE, CEO of the Mental Health Foundation responds to the launch of the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat.
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The goal of this initiative is to estimate population prevalence of rare variants associated with neurodevelopmental disorders using very large, unselected populations (epidemiologic cohorts), and conduct in-depth clinical assessments of variant carriers to determine penetrance, range of associated phenotypes, and genotype-by-environment interactions.
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…We all have friends that have loved cocaine and felt moments of godlike confidence at their most pathetic. We crave cigarettes and they kill us, we love people who hurt us. To feel happy and to be happy are not the same things…