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Is #psychotherapy http://ow.ly/Q0mBj an effective way to treat #depression, #schizophrenia, the #brain?
Doctors and a patient discuss the benefits and drawbacks of talk therapy and medication in treating psychiatric problems.
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"Loads of successful people have #autism...Henry Ford, Steven Spielberg, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein." http://ow.ly/PWIBI
Alan Gardner, star of Channel 4's horticultural hit The Autistic Gardener, describes how being diagnosed with Asperger's has affected his life
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Relieving anxiety http://ow.ly/PQyvR 17 techniques used to help lower #anxiety.
What’s your best anxiety relieving technique?
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Join us on August 19th at 2pm ET for a free #brainchat on #addiction. Click the link to register. http://ow.ly/PKJHL
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What are some of the positives of #autism spectrum disorder? http://ow.ly/PIvmf
What are Autism Spectrum Disorders?    Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) represent a range of brain disorders that are characterized by restricted patterns of behavior and impairments in social communication and interactions. These disorders share common origins and features, but are classified as spectrum disorders because symptoms and severity vary among individuals.What are the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders?
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Does experiencing nature actually change our #brain in some way that affects our #mentalhealth? http://ow.ly/Q0qbP
A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains in ways that improve our mental health.
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“All we can say at this point is that there appears to be a faster trajectory for women than men toward ‪#‎dementia‬." http://ow.ly/PZAaI ‪#‎Alzheimer‬ ‪#‎Alzheimers‬
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Life before the diagnosis. http://ow.ly/PUmg2 A woman writes a letter to her pre-#bipolar self.
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What do you wish people understood about your struggles with #ptsd? http://ow.ly/PKGLp
Some days are worse than others, but those good days don’t mean we’re ‘better’ or ‘over it.
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A different take http://ow.ly/PKzhz on recovery from #mentalillness.
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Taunted by strange, irrational and unstoppable thoughts. A major struggle faced by those living with #ocd. http://ow.ly/PIkby
Most people have strange, intrusive thoughts. They can be embarrassing or completely irrational, so we don’t often talk about them. For some, however, these thoughts are impossible to stop, and can lead to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Lynne Malcolm and Olivia Willis report.
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To bring the joy of living to those with mental illness
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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 nearly $300 million worldwide to more than 3,000 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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