In 1996, NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, David Shaffer, M.D. demonstrated that mental illness, along with other factors, such as substance abuse and prior suicide attempts, are major causes of teen suicide. His...
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NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Katrina C. Johnson, Ph.D. presented the ‘Taking Strides Against Mental Illness’ Lecture in October at the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Mental Health Research Symposium in New...
Beginning in 1992, a longitudinal investigation known as the Great Smoky Mountain Study was conducted with approximately 1,400 children ages 9 - 16. The study, lead by NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, E. Jane...
From establishing early intervention techniques and working toward diagnostic tools, to proving the effectiveness of next generation therapies, to advancing basic research and our understanding of how the brain functions...
In 1988, NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grantee, David A. Brent, M.D. made significant discoveries leading to the identification of risk factors for youth suicide. Until his research in the late 1980s, the media...