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Gene Associated with Social Behavior in Animals Has Similar Effects in Human Males
September 2, 2008 • Science Update
A gene variant related to the hormone vasopressin appears to be associated with how human males bond with their partners or wives, according to an NIMH-funded study. This is the first study to suggest that the wealth of information on vole pair-bonding may also apply to humans and may help to inform research on human disorders related to impaired social interactions and communication, such as autism.
Male Veterans Have Double the Suicide Rate of Civilians
June 12, 2007 • Science Update
Male veterans in the general U.S. population are twice as likely as their civilian peers to die by suicide, a large study shows.
Gene Variants Linked to Suicidal Thoughts in Some Men Starting Antidepressant Treatment
June 7, 2007 • Science Update
Some men who experience suicidal thoughts and behaviors after they first start taking antidepressant medications may be genetically predisposed to do so, according to the latest results from the NIMH-funded Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression (STAR*D) study.
Males with Autism Have Fewer Cells in Brain’s Emotional Memory Hub
July 26, 2006 • Science Update
Males with autism have fewer cells in a part of the brain that has a key role in emotion and memory, according to NIMH-funded researchers at the University of California, Davis.
NIMH Expands Public Health Education Effort To Reach Latino Men With Depression
October 7, 2005 • Press Release
Research shows the majority of Latinos fail to recognize the symptoms of depression
NIMH Launches First Public Health Education Campaign To Reach Men With Depression
April 1, 2003 • Press Release
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), one of the National Institutes of Health, today announced the launch of the first national campaign to raise awareness that depression is a major public health problem affecting an estimated 6 million men annually.