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Presidential Column

From Inconvenient Truth to Urgent Opportunity

Thomas R. Insel, director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), outlines how NIMH is changing its approaches to diagnostics and therapeutics. ... More>


Observer Article

The Emerging Field of Affective Science

The field is beginning to provide an integrated framework for understanding a variety of psychological phenomena long studied in isolation from one another. ... More>


Presidential Column

Reshaping Behavioral Science at NIMH

Every Institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports basic science research with the well-founded belief that it will ultimately payoff in improvements to the public health. The National […]... More>


Observer Article

NIMH’s New Framework for Classifying and Researching Psychopathology

For years, practitioners and researchers alike have been anticipating the completion of the new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the DSM-5. Those following the creation and release of this new manual have surely heard the controversy and conflict surrounding the changes and revisions included in this new issue. ... More>


Observer Article

Clinical Science Accrediting System Earns National Recognition

The recognition of the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS) by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) is a big step for the field, an even bigger one for public health. ... More>