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Mental Health Research

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Mental Health Research

Mental Health Research

Mental Health Research

Only Available in Archive Formats.

This week, the Senate passed a health-care bill that requires that insurers cover mental illnesses like any other disease. On this hour of Science Friday, Ira Flatow talks with the new director of the National Institute of Mental Health about the biology of brains and behavior and the future of mental- health research. Guests: Dr. Steven Hyman Director National Institute of Mental Health Bethesda, Md. Listeners call in

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