Latest National Institute of Mental Health Stories

2010-05-06 07:00:00

New data reveal parents and caregivers experience improved quality of life and higher productivity after their young children receive mental health supports and services WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new report released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), behavioral and emotional problems decreased among nearly one-third (31 percent) of young children with mental health challenges within the first 6 months after...

2010-03-31 14:49:51

The strongest known recurrent genetic cause of schizophrenia impairs communications between the brain's decision-making and memory hubs, resulting in working memory deficits, according to a study in mice.

2010-02-22 14:11:17

Findings reported in “Behavioral Neuroscience” suggest that the perils of adolescence-from risky behavior to psychological disorders-could result from increased neural sensitivity to teens' feelings and surroundings.

2010-01-05 07:00:00

More receive psychotherapy than medication: Study provides new detail on disparities DETROIT, Jan.

2009-12-14 09:25:00

Only about half of American children and teenagers who have certain mental disorders receive professional services.

2009-12-10 08:10:00

Recalling emotional memory opens window of opportunity to rewrite it.

2009-12-09 19:37:59

Children with poor reading skills who underwent an intensive, six-month training program to improve their reading ability showed increased connectivity in a particular brain region, in addition to making significant gains in reading.

Word of the Day
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
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