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A computer game that changes a tendency to misread ambiguous faces as angry is showing promise as a potential treatment for irritability in children. About 3 percent of youth experience chronic severe irritability. They are prone to temper outbursts and are often in a grumpy mood. Parents complain of having to “walk on eggshells” to avoid unleashing verbal – and sometimes physical – outbursts. These behaviors can lead to problems with friends, family, and at school. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/28ZvZue
A computer game that changes a tendency to misread ambiguous faces as angry is showing promise as a potential treatment for irritability in children
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There are many different responses to crisis. Most survivors have intense feelings after a traumatic event but quickly recover; others have more difficulty — especially those who have had previous traumatic experiences, who are faced with ongoing stress, or who lack support from friends and family — and will need additional help. Check out and share these resources on trauma, coping and resilience: http://bit.ly/6QoF0U
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Young men of color need opportunities to engage with their communities. Those who are fathers are essential to supporting the healthy development of children. Join @TeenHealthGov, @MinorityHealth, @AfAmEducation, and @HispanicEd on June 16 at 1 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat to discuss how youth-serving programs and professionals can help young men of color take on positive roles in their families and their communities. Use ‪#‎ServingYMOC‬. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1Tk1azz
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NIMH wants to hear from you! We invite comments from the scientific research community and the general public on the state of mental illness research and NIMH's role in the development of this research. Your feedback will be used in developing briefing materials that will represent the full diversity of perspectives on mental illness research for the incoming NIMH Director. Please provide comments by June 30, 2016. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1XrVWXn
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Having a baby is supposed to be “the happiest time of your life,” but you may not feel happy. Do you have little interest in things you used to enjoy or scary, upsetting thoughts that don’t go away? You may be experiencing depression or anxiety, serious medical conditions that can affect women during pregnancy and after birth. Reach out for help. http://1.usa.gov/1SxpSLl ‪#‎MomsMentalHealth‬
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All mom's need support; no matter the age of the child. Parents of adult children with mental illness is no walk in the park.
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Whether it's you, your friend, a family member, or someone in your community, mental disorders affect us all. During National Mental Health Awareness Month and beyond, learn more about depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and other mental disorders: http://1.usa.gov/1rhRo9H
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If you missed our Twitter chat yesterday on African American men's mental health with the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), view the transcript: http://bit.ly/1tAMqGK ‪#‎NIMHchats‬
For National Men's Health Week, the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities co-hosted a Twitter chat on June 16, 2016.
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Scans of an individual’s brain activity are emerging as powerful predictive tools, thanks to the NIH Human Connectome Project (HCP). Such scans might someday help clinicians personalize diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders, say researchers. Read more: http://1.usa.gov/1UfWmPv
Studies based on a database made available by the Human Connectome Project’s first phase reveal that an individual’s brain connectivity can predict his or her behavior.
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This could potentially be used in criminal cases. Shows if violence part of the individual's behaviors? More likely Innocent or more likely Guilty, determined by if they have this behavior tendency.
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June is Men's Health Month. On June 16, we'll be discussing African American men's mental health during a Twitter chat with the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) from 11 am to 12 pm ET. Please join the chat by using ‪#‎NIMHchats‬. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1Ujyx5v
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You’re invited to be part of a very special National Institutes of Health (NIH) summer celebration! On June 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm ET, NIH will highlight the successful first phase of the Human Connectome Project (HCP), which is an ambitious effort to map the neural pathways that underlie human brain function. Register now to attend in person or sign up to watch the video cast: http://1.usa.gov/25zJZ4E
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When it comes to mental health, all countries are developing countries. Mental disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide. Last month, world leaders and advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. for one mission: make mental health a global priority. Read more about this landmark meeting: http://1.usa.gov/1qF2J2V
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We need to learn more and get the research out to the public, as well as to all physicians.
There's still way too much stigma surrounding mental illness.
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Our brochures and booklets on various mental disorders are now all pinnable to share on Pinterest! To pin, just hover your mouse over the publication image and you will see the pin button. http://bit.ly/cJw5AM
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