Every day, military veterans return from the intense surroundings of warfare. And some of those returning veterans come home with unique mental health challenges: a topic of discussion between NIMH Director Dr. Thomas Insel and Sergeant Todd Bowers of the organization Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
BDNF stands for brain derived neurotrophic factor. This molecule, found in the brain’s fear hub could have a significant impact on the study of anxiety disorders including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Francis Lee of Weill-Cornell Medical College is a leading BDNF investigator and was a recent guest lecturer at the National Institute of Mental … Continue reading Anxiety Disorders Research: Impact of BDNF
NIMH researchers talk about the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, ADHD, as well as the latest research.
Postpartum depression may be one of the most under-recognized and under-treated disorders. Yet, it impacts the lives of hundreds of thousands of new mothers. This video looks at those who are at greatest risk of postpartum depression as well as ground breaking research into treatment for PPD.
Video from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of depression.
An article excerpt from the Albuquerque Journal published in May 2011 and written by Desiree Wooldland, a North Valley resident, entitled Take Stigma Out of Mental Illness, was eye catching and worth sharing: Desiree Woodland is a retired teacher who worked for both Albuquerque Public Schools and Rio Rancho Public Schools. “I didn’t know. Or … Continue reading Take Stigma Out of Mental Illness
By Andi Murphy / firstname.lastname@example.org Posted: 02/15/2012 01:00:00 AM MST NAMI-DAC updated some information in this article in 2016 to reflect current NAMI-DAC leaders and classes. LAS CRUCES — When Becky Beckett’s daughter was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1994, the doctor told her to do two things: One, read a book called, “Surviving Schizophrenia,” and … Continue reading NAMI-DAC helping people understand mental illness