National Institute of Mental Health


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National Institute of Mental Health

 (NIMH)
an institute of the national institutes of health whose mission is to provide national leadership in the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses through basic research on the brain and behavior, as well as through clinical, epidemiological, and services research.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

an institute of the National Institutes of Health whose mission is to provide national leadership in the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses through basic research on the brain and behavior, and through clinical, epidemiological, and services research.

National Institute of Mental Health

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NIMH

The division of the National Institutes of Health that sponsors and promotes research, education, and training in the study of the brain and behavioral science. The stated goals of the organization are to understand, treat, and prevent mental illness. The website address is www.nimh.nih.gov/.
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A graduate of Stanford University and the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Marincola was director of development for Stanford University Hospital before she came to Washington in 1990 as deputy director of the Office of Policy Analysis and Coordination of the National Institute of Mental Health.
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