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Why We Need More Conversation About Borderline Personality Disorder

A disorder that affects nearly two percent of the population and 10 percent of psychiatric patients is strikingly absent from common conversation.

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https://www.bbrfoundation.org/content/treatment-immune-regulating-gut-bacteria-may-boost-immune-system-against-stress

Foundation President and CEO, Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D. is quoted in an article from Scientific American about a research study featured in the Foundation's top 10 research advancements of 2016.

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Prevention of Depression

Some of the most talked-about risk factors for depression, like genetics and the wiring of the brain, are not things that one can easily change. These are far from the only things that can contribute to depression, however, and within this complexity is a message of empowerment, according to Michael Berk, M.D. Ph.D.

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2016 International Mental Health Research Symposium

On Friday, October 28, 2016 the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation hosted its 28th Annual International Mental Health Research Symposium. Guests were treated to insightful, educational and inspiring presentations by the 2016 Foundation Outstanding Achievement Prizewinners.

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Young Boy Hugging Teddy Bear with Depression

Depression is a problem often associated with adults, but young children can have the condition, too. In recent years, researchers have begun to understand how depression manifests in preschoolers, what it does to the brain, and how it may affect their future mental health.

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