The newly launched Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium (BGTC), part of the NIH Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program, aims to optimize and streamline the gene therapy development process to help fill the unmet medical needs of people with rare d…
Researchers looked at the Big Five personality types that are familiar among mental health experts in relation to developing Alzheimer’s.
NIMH conducted a livestream event on seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Matthew Rudorfer, M.D., chief of the Adult Psychopharmacology, Somatic, and Integrated Treatment Research Program at NIMH, discussed the signs, symptoms, treatments, and the latest…
Few themes in modern psychology and neuroscience over the last decade have been more prominent than this: that avoiding negative emotions tends to make them stronger.
Overwhelmed, sad, guilty are some of the emotions young people say they feel when they think of climate change and their concerns world leaders will fail to tackle it.
Everyday inconveniences can throw us for a loop, but we can learn to be more patient during these moments.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and Children’s Hospital Association urged lawmakers to act swiftly to address the crisis.
This NIMH technical assistance webinar provided an overview of the funding opportunity announcement (FOA), Effectiveness and Implementation Research for Post-Acute Interventions to Optimize Long-Term Mental Health Outcomes in Low-and Middle-Income Coun…
Some of the basic tenets of eating right can make a big difference in how a person deals with the symptoms of SAD.
The way a person’s brain responds to stress following a traumatic event, such as a car accident, may help to predict their long-term mental health outcomes, according to NIMH-supported research.
The NIMH and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard are conducting a virtual meeting to examine emerging data related to macrophage interactions with the immune system during HIV infection, macrophage reservoirs and approaches to their eliminatio…
Study shows certain levels of microRNAs could be harbingers of impending dementia.
Glorinda Segay, D.B.H., will be the next guest speaker for NIMH’s Director’s Innovation Speaker Series. Dr. Segay will share her journey, her work at the Indian Health Service, and what the agency does to promote mental health among Native Americans.
Picky eating may be associated with lower quality of life and situational distress.
The NIH Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) has unveiled an atlas of cell types and an anatomical neuronal wiring diagram for the mammalian primary motor cortex, derived from det…
Studies have shown a correlation between a low subjective social status (SSS) and poorer health.
Scary movies can have surprising benefits for anxiety and stress, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
One trend fueled by the pandemic is the growing popularity of happiness coaches but what exactly do they do and does it work?
In the largest genome-wide association study of bipolar disorder to date, researchers found about twice as many genetic locations associated with bipolar disorder as reported in previous studies. These and other findings help improve our understanding …
Cyberbullying has been on the rise among adolescents due, in part, to increased access to electronic devices, the Internet, and at times lack of supervision of online activity.