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Psychiatry Terms Video
This very brief video looks first at what psychiatry is.  Then they look at the difference between psychiatry and psychology, as well as the definition of a mental disorder.

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Corey's Story: One Door Closes, Another Opens
Corey's story comes from RAISE (Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode), an NIMH research project. One of the objectives of RAISE is to help people with schizophrenia lead productive, independent lives.

Why delayed onset of mental illness? Genes impact suspect brain areas late
Thickening of cortex areas implicated in mental illness shows increasing genetic influence as the brain develops in childhood and adolescence, NIMH researchers have found. These areas also happen to be the latest to evolve and the last to mature.

Psychiatry and the Brain Video
This video looks at how a healthy brain works, including what neurotransmitters are and how they affect behavior.  Then they focus on serotonin, dopamine and norephrine, as well as the most common causes of mental disorders.

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Mental Health After Age 60
Dr. Ian Philp, the National Director of Older People's services in Great Britain, discusses mental health after age 60.