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Carnegie Mellon receives NIMH/NSF grant to examine mechanisms that underlie neuronal synchronization

PITTSBURGH -- Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientist Nathan Urban has received a $979,000 grant as part of a joint National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) program to elucidate how cellular and molecular changes in neurons lead to their synchronized firing. Ultimately, this work is critical to understanding brain disorders, such as schizophrenia, which...

Terrorism and mental health focus of NIMH-funded study

... The study will be conducted in three parts and will focus on the nation of Israel and its citizens. The first part is a series of cross-secti...

NIMH expands public health education effort

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, today is launching a new effort in the Real Men Real Depression campaign -- Spanish-language materials to inform the Latino community about depression and to encourage men who are depressed to seek help....... In the U.S., Latinos are the largest ethnic minority -- a population of over 40 million. Of this g...

NIMH study to guide treatment choices for schizophrenia

A large study funded by NIH's National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides, for the first time, detailed information comparing the effectiveness and side effects of five medications both new and older medications that are currently used to treat people with schizophrenia. Overall, the medications were comparably effective but were associated with high rates of discontinuation due to int...

NIMH study finds antipsychotic Risperidone safe, effective as intermediate term treatment for autism

A multi-site study sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) finds children with autism characterized by tantrums, aggression, and/or self-injury respond favorably to the antipsychotic medication risperidone for up to six months. ...... , the study found the medication not only decreased aggression but also reduced repetitive behaviors and increased social interaction all with...
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