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Annual Reviews Mental Health

The Mental Health Awareness 2019 special article collection includes 20 review articles which are freely available through November 30, 2019–and always available at subscribing institutions.

Topics include:

  • New directions for mental health interventions and treatment, including mediation
  • Mental health concerns for at-risk adolescents
  • Addiction and treatment
  • Improving mental health care and services
  • The biology of mental health
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Annual Reviews Mental Health

 

Mental health disorders are notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat for a variety of reasons, including genetic heterogeneity, comorbidities, and qualitative diagnostic criteria. Discovery of the molecular pathology underlying these disorders is crucial to the development of quantitative biomarkers and novel therapeutics. —McCammon and Sive, Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics, 2015

World Mental Health Day, organized by the World Federation for Mental Health, raises awareness and mobilizes efforts in support of mental health. This year, World Mental Health Day is October 10, and is focused on suicide prevention. Every 40 seconds, someone takes their own life1. Every year, more than 800,000 people die by suicide, which now ranks as the most common cause of death among people 15-29 years old.

 

 


1. World Health Organization (https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2019/10/10/default-calendar/world-mental-health-day-2019-focus-on-suicide-prevention)

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Anne Stone

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Elisabeth Allen

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