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Five mental disorders share some of the same genes

Five mental disorders share some of the same genes

CUTHBERT: This study examined five different psychiatric disorders that we’ve always thought of as distinct disorders. Autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and unipolar depression. It examined the genetics in all of these disorders in one BIG sample, as though they were simply a single illness. And they found genes that […]

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Groundbreaking Research Into Postpartum Depression

Groundbreaking Research Into Postpartum Depression

Announcer: The biological changes in mothers all mothers- after childbirth are very significant and important. But for some parents, this postpartum period can lead to a type of depression thought to be associated with drastic changes in hormone levels. Post partum depression is estimated to affect perhaps as many as 13 percent of all new […]

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APA 2019 Main Stage: Panel on Suicide Prevention

APA 2019 Main Stage: Panel on Suicide Prevention

I’m Heather Auburn Kelly and I’m a clinical and community psychologist on the advocacy staff at APA and I’m our point person for APA suicide prevention advocacy work on Capitol Hill and I’m thrilled today to welcome you to a session where we’ll really be trying to bring the pieces together of what we know […]

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Ketamine and Depression: From Despair to Hope in Hours – Carlos Zarate, NIH Clinician Scientist

Ketamine and Depression: From Despair to Hope in Hours – Carlos Zarate, NIH Clinician Scientist

>>Could you tell me how you’ve been feeling lately?>>Pretty low.>>Pretty low? Could you say more about that?>>Well, I just feel sad all the time.>>I’m Carlos Zarate. I’m a Principal Investigator for the National Institute of Mental Health. And I study the pathophysiology, or the causes, of mental illness, especially depression and bipolar disorder. And our […]

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Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Depression

Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment of Depression

RODOLFO: I didn’t want to face anyone; I didn’t want to talk to anyone. I didn’t really want to do anything for myself because I felt so, I felt like I was such an awful person that there was no real reason for me to do anything for myself. NARRATOR: Depression is more than just […]

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Rethinking BPD: A Patient's View

Rethinking BPD: A Patient's View

Thank You Pat thank you everyone for having me here to speak to you today I know I'm here to share with you my story living with borderline personality disorder but first I want to tell you about a woman named Heather and how someone I've never met and never will meet has changed the […]

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