In the second of two director’s messages on RDoC, Dr. Gordon talks about the role of computational psychiatry in the effort to understand the brain processes underlying behavior and mental disorders: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In the second of two directors messages on RDoC Dr Gordon talks

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Did you know that there are different types of depression? The most common forms are major depression, dysthymic disorder, or dysthymia, and minor depression. Read or download our free publication, for Men’s Health Month: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you know that there are different types of depression The most

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Clinical trials are part of clinical research and are at the heart of all medical advances. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat diseases. The goal of a clinical trial is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. To find out more information about clinical trials and how to take part in one, read our "Clinical Research Trials and You: Questions and...
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In a study co-funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and NIMH, functional connectivity magnetic resonance imaging (fcMRI) may predict which high-risk, 6-month old infants will develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by age 2 years. [ Bit.ly Link ]
In a study cofunded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of

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As #MensHealthWeek comes to a close and we prepare to celebrate #FathersDay2017 be patient and supportive of dads with depression, like Rene. Children may think that they did something to cause their parent to lose interest in them. But as Rene says, “they didn't do anything to me. It was just, I didn't want to do anything.” It takes courage to ask for help if you’re struggling with mental...
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Listen as Tuffy Sierra, a Trauma and Recovery Specialist, talks about his experiences with depression in the American Indian community: [ Bit.ly Link ] #MensHealthWeek #MensHealthMonth
Listen as Tuffy Sierra a Trauma and Recovery Specialist talks about his

NIMH » Men and Depression: Tuffy Sierra, Trauma and Recovery Specialist

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For the first time, neuroscientists have boosted a female rodent’s partnering with a male by stimulating connectivity of a brain reward circuit. Understanding the circuitry of such affiliative behaviors may lead to improved treatments for social impairment in severe mental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder. [ Bit.ly Link ]
For the first time neuroscientists have boosted a female rodents partnering with

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In the United States alone, more than 6 million men have depression each year. For #MensHealthWeek listen to stories from the "Real Men Real Depression" campaign, where real men talk about their experiences with depression: [ Bit.ly Link ]
In the United States alone more than 6 million men have depression

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In recognition of the call for such action in the 21st Century Cures Act, we are naming this effort the Next Generation Researchers Initiative.
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Launching the Next Generation Researchers Initiative to Strengthen the Biomedical Research Enterprise

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Don’t forget to tune in, tomorrow, June 9th, for our monthly RDoC office hours. Dr. Bruce Cuthbert, director of the NIMH RDoC Unit, will be available to take questions on the history and background of the RDoC framework. He will also discuss the use of RDoC concepts in clinical trails. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Dont forget to tune in tomorrow June 9th for our monthly RDoC

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Watch our very own "Mental Health Pioneer," NIMH Director, Dr. Joshua Gordon discuss current brain disorder research on @NatGeotvUS’s #Explorer: [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Watch our very own Mental Health Pioneer NIMH Director Dr Joshua Gordon

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This Thursday, June 8th at 5:30 PM ET, don't miss NIMH Director, Dr. Joshua Gordon, present “A Neural Circuit Approach to Psychiatric Illness” at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. [ Bit.ly Link ]
This Thursday June 8th at 530 PM ET dont miss NIMH Director

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In the first of two messages, Dr. Gordon shares his thoughts on NIMH’s Research Domain Criteria (RDoC), and discusses how we might be able to use big data approaches to enhance this research framework in the future. [ Bit.ly Link ]
In the first of two messages Dr Gordon shares his thoughts on

NIMH » The Future of RDoC

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African American men are just as likely as anyone else to have mental illness, but they are less likely to get help. Depression and other mental illness can be deadly if left untreated. To help start conversations about mental health, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) launched Brother, You're on My Mind: Changing the...
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops in some people who've experienced a shocking, scary or dangerous event. As we recognize PTSD Awareness in the month of June, read more on the signs, symptoms, and how to get help if you or someone you know is experiencing PTSD: [ Bit.ly Link ].
PostTraumatic Stress Disorder PTSD develops in some people whove experienced a shocking

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Kris Littlejohn
Katlin Lawless
As we grow up, our brain’s specialized networks become more structurally segregated, contributing to improved executive functioning. These densely interconnected “modules” process information for key functions that underlie the development of mental control and self-regulation. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
As we grow up our brains specialized networks become more structurally segregated

NIMH » Connections Strengthen Within Specialized Networks as Brain’s Executive Function Matures

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June is Men's Health Month. Many mental illnesses affect both men and women, but men may be less likely to talk about their feelings and seek help. Recognizing the signs that someone may have a mood or mental disorder is the first step toward getting treatment and living a better life. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
June is Mens Health Month Many mental illnesses affect both men and

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NIMH grantee Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., of Stanford University, has been awarded one of science’s most coveted and most generous prizes. A German foundation presented the inventor of technologies that are transforming neuroscience with its 4 million euros Fresenius Prize. [ Bit.ly Link ]
NIMH grantee Karl Deisseroth MD PhD of Stanford University has been awarded

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Results of a recent NIMH-funded clinical trial reveal that brief behavioral therapy intervention helps youths – especially Hispanics – with depression and anxiety. “This has great promise for improving access to care, particularly for Latino youth.” – Dr. V. Robin Weersing, lead author and developer of the intervention. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Results of a recent NIMHfunded clinical trial reveal that brief behavioral therapy

NIMH » Pediatrics-based Brief Therapy Outdoes Referral for Youths with Anxiety and Depression

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