Tag Archives: Mental health research

Faculty Research on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

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Dr. Jill Littrell, an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, and Dr. Peter Lyons, the Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, have extensively researched the topic of pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD) and the problems inherent in medicating for it. PBD … Continue reading

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NIMH News Items: January 2009

The latestposting includes articles on the relationship between chronic stress and physical/mental ailments; the effect of placebos on depressed adolescents; and impaired brain activity in bulimias as related to impulsive activity.

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NIMH News Items: December 9, 2008

The latest news release from NIMH includes summaries of research on antipsychotic medications;  the effect of caffeine on learning and retention; treatment for teen depression; genetic components of depression and anxiety in teens and adults; impact of ADHD on siblings’ learning; and learning … Continue reading

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NIMH News Items: November 12, 2008

The latest news release from the National Institute of Mental Health includes news items on research related to genomic clues to Alzheimer’s disease, cellular targets for new anti-anxiety medications, and genes related to the brain’s molecular structure. 

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NIMH News Items: November 5, 2008

The latest news releases from the National Institute of Mental Health summarize research studies on childhood anxiety disorders and childhood-onset schizophrenia, among other topics. 

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