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National Institutes of Health

NIMH Extramural Research Programs

NIMH research areas are organized within programs that fall in five separate Extramural research divisions. These links take you to the divisions' home pages.

Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science (DNBBS)
Supports research programs in basic neuroscience, genetics, basic behavioral science, research training, resource and technology development and drug discovery.

Division of Adult Translational Research and Treatment Development (DATR)
Supports translational research on the mechanisms of adult psychopathology and the development of novel treatment approaches for adult mental disorders.

Division of Developmental Translational Research (DDTR)
Supports integrated research and research training that translates knowledge from basic/behavioral science into a better understanding of pediatric psychopathology and the development of novel treatment and prevention strategies.

Division of AIDS and Health and Behavior Research (DAHBR)
Supports research on mechanisms and interventions on the interrelationship of physical and mental health and includes the Center for Mental Health Research on AIDS.

Division of Services and Intervention Research (DSIR)
Supports research that evaluates the effectiveness of treatment and preventive mental health interventions and mental health services research.