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A cheaper alternative to cognitive behavioral therapy. Has anybody ever heard of behavioral activation? http://ow.ly/ziGd302HhMP #depressionresearch
Recovery can hinge on remembering how to do the things you enjoy
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Researchers have found although women show more of a certain type of genetic mutation linked to #schizophrenia than do men, that pattern does not influence their risk of developing the illness. http://ow.ly/IXUP302ERep
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On August 9th learn about the causes of autism and what researchers are doing to develop effective treatments. Click here to register for the event: https://bbrfoundation.org/meet-the-scientist-august-2016
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New knowledge about fear-processing pathways in the brain could help researchers devise treatment strategies for #PTSD and other fear disorders. http://ow.ly/NFEi302tesW #ptsdresearch
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New research suggests it may be possible to spot people in the early stages of #Alzheimers by testing their ability to recognize fragrances. http://ow.ly/U1U1302EZxE #dementia
New research suggests it may be possible to spot people in the early stages of Alzheimer's by testing their ability to recognize fragrances. The goal is a quick and inexpensive screening test.
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Researchers have uncovered a cell signaling defect that may be responsible for an early overgrowth of neurons in some people with #autism. Click here to read the full study: http://ow.ly/vHiU302Cs0X #autismresearch
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Have you heard about the upcoming film, "A Light Beneath Their Feet"? http://ow.ly/o9zR302vDwv
A high school senior must choose between enrolling at the college of her dreams and remaining at home to take care of her bipolar mother.
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Today we remember a great comedian and actor on what would have been his 65th birthday. What are your favorite memories of Robin Williams? http://ow.ly/seRh302tOpm
Robin Williams was a beloved actor-comedian and a powerhouse personality, but to Zelda Williams, he was so much more than that. He was dad.
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Refinery29 looks into why #suicide is on the rise & what we can do about it. http://ow.ly/lcVT302rxN5 #suicideprevention
Several months ago, a woman I’m very close to checked herself into a hospital because she’d been having thoughts of ending her own life. Not just thoughts, actually — she had a plan. Those of us who know her truly had no idea things had gotten that bad. Sure, we knew things had been tough
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ABC News looks into virtual reality as an effective exposure therapy for those living with #ptsd. Find out why: http://ow.ly/ql9m302oHFs #ptsdresearch
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To bring the joy of living to those with mental illness
Introduction
Our Mission:
The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

How we do it:
100% of all donor contributions for research are invested in NARSAD Grants leading to discoveries in understanding causes and improving treatments of disorders in children and adults, such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and anxiety disorders like obsessive-compulsive and post-traumatic stress disorders.

Our credentials:
Over a quarter of a century, we have awarded over $346 million worldwide to more than 4,000 scientists carefully selected by our prestigious Scientific Council.

Our vision:
To bring the joy of living to those affected by mental illness – those who are ill and their families and friends.

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