National Institute of Mental Health

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NIMH updates Strategic Research Priorities

October 11, 2017
The NIMH recently released an update for its Strategic Research Priorities, which guide grantees, potential grant applicants and staff on the design…

NIMH study will explore trauma-related mental illness

October 20, 2016
The NIMH recently announced it will provide $21 million in funding over 5 years for a study on the development of mental disorders that develop…

NIH announces additional grants for BRAIN initiative

October 18, 2016
The NIH recently announced its third round of grants for the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative. …

NIH names new NIMH director

July 29, 2016
The NIH recently announced the appointment of Joshua A. Gordon, PhD, of Columbia University Medical Center and New York State Psychiatric Institute…
In the Journals

Brief symptom scale identifies 6-month risk for depressive relapse in fully remitted depression

July 21, 2016
Recent findings suggest a brief symptom scale can identify risk for depressive relapse within the next 6 months among individuals with fully remitted…
In the Journals

ECT sustains mood improvement in remitted geriatric depression

July 19, 2016
Recent findings showed efficacy of additional electroconvulsive therapy and medication following remission of major depression in older adults. …

NIMH research to further explore computer game to treat irritability in children

July 8, 2016
Following positive results from an open pilot study, researchers from the NIMH plan to conduct a larger study to confirm efficacy of a computer game…

NIMH grantees receive presidential award for mental health research

May 13, 2016
Three NIMH grantees recently received the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The Presidential Early Career Award for…
Industry News

NIMH grant will fund research on genetic causes of schizophrenia

May 8, 2015
Researchers from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and University of Michigan have received a 5-year grant from the National Institute of…