Characterizing Childhood Irritability Across Ages and Stages
NIMH-supported research captures expressions of irritability across developmental stages via a clinically relevant measurement tool: the MAPS Temper Loss Scale. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 21, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Basic Research Powers the First Medication for Postpartum Depression
Decades of NIMH-supported basic research led to a pioneering treatment for postpartum depression and continues to power exciting advances in women's mental health care. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 14, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Pathways to Recovery: Psychosis and Schizophrenia
Psychosis, a condition marked by a loss of touch with reality, is distressing for those who experience it and their loved ones. If left untreated, psychosis can have serious impacts on people's lives. But the good news is there's hope. In this episode, we talk with Dr. Robert Heinssen, a leader in the development and adoption of coordinated specialty care for treating psychosis. We learn about the signs and symptoms of psychosis, discuss coordinated specialty care, and explore how NIMH research in psychosis and schizophrenia fundamentally changed the health care landscape. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 9, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Centers Meeting
The directors of the Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Research Centers will provide an overview of each of the projects and help each other achieve their common mission. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 6, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Centers Meeting
Meeting recording and transcript for the Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Centers Meeting, which took place on April 10, 2024. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 6, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Facebook Live: Brain Stimulation Therapies
In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, NIMH hosted a Facebook Live event on brain stimulation therapies. The event featured NIMH expert Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D., Director of the Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit in the Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch and Director of the NIMH Division of Translational Research. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - May 2, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Understanding the Underpinnings of Sensory Hypersensitivity in SCN2A-Associated Autism
In this NIMH-supported study, researchers investigated the neural underpinnings of sensory hypersensitivity in SCN2A-associated autism. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 30, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Gene-Based Therapy Restores Cellular Development and Function in Brain Cells From People With Timothy Syndrome
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of a potential new therapy for Timothy syndrome, an often life-threatening and rare genetic disorder that affects a wide range of bodily systems, leading to severe cardiac, neurological, and psychiatric symptoms as well as physical differences such as webbed fingers and toes. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 25, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Accelerating Science to Improve Early Autism Screening
Persistent, collective efforts in the research community show how making early autism screening part of routine health care can support the well-being of children and families. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 23, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

NIMH Research and Science Track at 2024 APA Annual Meeting
NIMH leadership and staff will present several sessions featuring some of the major initiatives NIMH has undertaken or been involved with over the years. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 21, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Workshop: Neurofeedback Intervention Development: Opportunities and Challenges
This workshop will convene researchers and federal officials to review the state of the science for neurofeedback intervention development for mental disorders, with an emphasis on real time fMRI approaches. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 19, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Facebook Live: Brain Stimulation Therapies
NIMH expert Sarah H. Lisanby, M.D. will describe common types of brain stimulation therapies, and why they are used, dispel misconceptions, and highlight NIMH-supported research in this area. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 18, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Novel Treatment Helps Children With Severe Irritability
A new study by NIMH researchers demonstrated the effectiveness, feasibility, and safety of exposure-based cognitive behavioral therapy for severe irritability and temper outbursts in children. The positive results set the foundation to continue exploring exposure therapy as a potential treatment for childhood irritability. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - April 4, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Centers Meeting
The directors of the Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Research Centers will provide an overview of each of the projects and help each other achieve their common mission. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - March 28, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Workshop: Advancing the Science on Peer Support and Suicide Prevention
This workshop brings together experts in peer support suicide prevention to discuss relevant conceptual frameworks, recent advances, service settings, and service-user characteristics that inform intervention strategies across the crisis services continuum, digital and telehealth applications, and considerations for youth equity. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - March 27, 2024 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news