National Institute of Mental Health
Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
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Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology
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Insel, T. R. 2010. National Institute of Mental Health. Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. 1.
- Published Online: 30 JAN 2010
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Formally established in 1949, it was one of the first four NIH Institutes. Research and research training at NIMH address a variety of mental disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia.