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  • Hearing on Mental Health Challenges in the US
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    Mental Health Challenges

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on mental health challenges in the U.S. Topics included smoking, incarceration, and research on genetics. Dr. Insel talked about researching fire arms as a public…

    717 views
  • Washington Journal National Institute of Mental Health Director Dr Thomas Insel
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    National Institute of Mental Health Director Dr. Thomas Insel

    Dr. Thomas Insel talked about Mental Health Awareness Month and advances being made in mental health research. He spoke via video link from the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda,…

    847 views
  • Hearing on NIH Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    The director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the heads of several medical research institutes testified on the NIH fiscal year 2016 budget request. The witnesses outlined…

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  • Hearing on NIH Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and several heads of constituent institutes testified at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the fiscal year 2016…

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  • Washington Journal National Institutes of Health
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    National Institutes of Health

    The majority of the December 6, 2013, “Washington Journal” focused on the mission and role of the National Institutes of Health, its medical research priorities, and the impact of…

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  • Mental Health Research at the National Institutes of Health
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    Mental Health Research at the National Institutes of Health

    Dr. Thomas Insel talked about advances in mental health research and treatment. Topics included the disparity between the treatment of medical illnesses and mental health issues, the NIH Brain Research…

    568 views
  • Health Care Forum
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    Mental Health Services

    Dr. Thomas Insel spoke during a panel discussion on mental health hosted by The Atlantic. He predicted that science would lead to new treatments for mental illness in the not too distant…

    170 views
  • Mental Illness and Violence
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    Mental Illness and Violence

    Mental health experts and advocates and parents with children suffering from mental illnesses or disorders testified at a hearing titled “After Newtown: A National Conversation on Violence and…

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  • State of Mental Health Care System
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    State of Mental Health Care System

    Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake…

    590 views
  • Funding Autism Research
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    Funding Autism Research

    A hearing was held on progress made since the subcommittee’s April 17, 2007, hearing on autism. Dr. Insel talked about autism research initiatives the the National Institutes of Health and…

    727 views
  • Military Mental Health Treatment
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    Military Mental Health Treatment

    Witnesses testified about the ways in which the U.S. military deals with the treatment of mental health problems. Topics included the effect of post-traumatic stress disorder on families…

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  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Dr. Thomas Insel talked about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, its causes, treatment, and new research. He also talked about the ways the nation’s medical community is addressing the needs…

    218 views
  • Autism Treatment and Research
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    Autism Treatment and Research

    Witnesses testified about the prevalence of autism and policy implications for health care in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were combating autism, available treatments, research…

    434 views
  • Fiscal Year 2008 National Institutes of Health Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2008 National Institutes of Health Budget

    Witnesses testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the mind, brain, and behavioral research at the National Institutes of Health. Topics included the various types of mental…

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  • The Nature of the Autism Spectrum
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    The Nature of the Autism Spectrum

    The Brookings Institution, in conjunction with The Help Group of Los Angeles and others, held a conference to examine policy proposals for expanding the availability and affordability of early…

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  • Mental Health Issues
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    Mental Health Issues

    Dr. Insel talked about a report on mental illness in the U.S. and the degree of the problem in relation to other countries. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic…

    46 views
  • National Institutes of Health Budget
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    National Institutes of Health Budget

    Witnesses testified regarding the proposed fiscal year 2005 budget for the National Institutes of Health. Committee members praised the institutes' accomplishments, and said that they would…

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  • Depression
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    Depression

    Dr. Insel talked about the operations of the National Institute of Mental Health and research on depression. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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