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Mice Lacking Social Memory Molecule Take Bullying in Stride
February 9, 2006 • Press Release
The social avoidance that normally develops when a mouse repeatedly experiences defeat by a dominant animal disappears when it lacks a gene for a memory molecule in a brain circuit for social learning, scientists funded by NIMH have discovered.
Largest Study to Date on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Describes Disease Characteristics And Short-Term Outcomes
February 8, 2006 • Science Update
Recent findings from the multi-site, NIMH-funded Course and Outcome of Bipolar Illness in Youth (COBY) study are helping to shape the understanding of three major subtypes of bipolar disorder that affect children and adolescents and how this diagnosis may affect them as adults.
Early Findings from Largest NIMH-Funded Research Program on Bipolar Disorder Begin to Build Evidence-Base on Best Treatment Options
February 1, 2006 • Science Update
Findings from an NIMH research program on bipolar disorder provide much needed long-term data on the chronic, recurrent course of the disorder, and begin the work of building an evidence-base on the best treatments for those with the disorder.
Stopping Antidepressant Use While Pregnant May Pose Risks
February 1, 2006 • Science Update
Pregnant women who discontinue antidepressant medications may significantly increase their risk of relapse during pregnancy, a new NIMH-funded study has found.
Nobelist Discovers Antidepressant Protein in Mouse Brain
January 6, 2006 • Press Release
A protein that seems to be pivotal in lifting depression has been discovered by a Nobel Laureate researcher funded by NIMH.
Initial Results Help Clinicians Identify Patients with Treatment-Resistant Depression
January 1, 2006 • Press Release
Initial results of the nation’s largest clinical trial for depression have helped clinicians to track “real world” patients who became symptom-free and to identify those who were resistant to the initial treatment.
Trust-Building Hormone Short-Circuits Fear In Humans
December 7, 2005 • Press Release
A brain chemical recently found to boost trust appears to work by reducing activity and weakening connections in fear-processing circuitry.
Gene Knockout Scores a Fearless Mouse
November 22, 2005 • Press Release
Knocking out a gene in the brain's fear hub creates mice unperturbed by situations that would normally trigger instinctive or learned fear responses.
Web Forum Launched for Schizophrenia Researchers
October 28, 2005 • Press Release
Researchers trying to crack one of medicine's most perplexing unsolved mysteries can now keep abreast of late-breaking developments via the Schizophrenia Research Forum, a website launched this month with funding from the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Sponsored by NARSAD,
Teens with Deletion Syndrome Confirm Gene’s Role in Psychosis
October 23, 2005 • Press Release
A study in youth who are missing part of a chromosome is further implicating a suspect gene in schizophrenia.
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