Cul♦ture | \kəl-chər\ | noun
The totality of all the individual artifacts, behaviors, and mental concepts transmitted among the members of society by learning; what remains of a man's past working on his present to shape his future.¹    

¹Campbell, M.D., Robert J. (1996)  Psychiatric Dictionary: Seventh Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.

New Report Shows Increase in ADHD Diagnosis among Girls, Hispanic Children
By: Brittney Dunkins 


Diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD—the most-diagnosed mental disorder among U.S. children—continues to rise, according to a report published Tuesday in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.


ADHD diagnosis among U.S. children ages 5 to 17 increased 43 percent between 2003 and 2011, according to the report, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Parent-reported Diagnosis of ADHD.”



The jump equates to 5.8 million—or nearly 1 in 10—children and young adults in the United States with ADHD.

Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower: An Animation

Narrated by Dan Harris, author of 10% Happier
Animation by Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne)
Animation assistant: Kim Alexander


Practicing mindfulness is one of the single most powerful things you can do for your wellbeing. Want to give it a try? Visit for guided meditations and other mindfulness-building activities designed by experts.




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Scientific Meeting » Workshop: Gene-based Therapeutics for Rare Genetic Neurodevelopmental Psychiatric Disorders
21 Jan 2021, 5:00 am
Join NIMH for a virtual workshop focused on the potential challenges and opportunities for gene-based therapeutic strategies for individuals with rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders.

Scientific Meeting » NIMH Livestream Event: Managing Stress and Anxiety
14 Jan 2021, 5:00 am
NIMH hosted a livestream event on managing stress and anxiety during the pandemic with NIMH expert Dr. Krystal Lewis on Thursday, January 14, 2021.

Video » NIMH Expert Dr. Krystal Lewis Discusses Managing Stress & Anxiety
14 Jan 2021, 5:00 am
On January 14, 2021, NIMH conducted a livestream event on managing stress and anxiety with NIMH expert Krystal Lewis, Ph.D. Dr. Lewis discussed coping techniques on how to maintain your mental health during the pandemic and when to get professional help.

Blog Post » Showing Support for Basic Researchers
11 Jan 2021, 5:00 am
In Dr. Gordon’s latest Director’s Message, he expresses support for the critical work of NIMH’s Dr. Elisabeth Murray and others who are advancing brain science through basic research.

Video » The NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series: Pursuing an Innovation Agenda: A New Healthcare Architecture
21 Dec 2020, 5:00 am
In this talk, Dr. Richman explored how the healthcare sector can transform into a more affordable and sustainable part of the American economy. Central to any meaningful healthcare reform is a reorganization of healthcare delivery and pursuing a new architecture for the health sector.

New Deep Neural Network Enables Better AI Transparency
17 Jan 2021, 1:23 am
Duke University researchers have created a new deep neural network method for AI computer vision that provides greater transparency.

What Your Daily Routines Say About You
17 Jan 2021, 12:07 am
and maybe suggest something you want to change.

Bill Evan's Meditation on Serenity
16 Jan 2021, 10:27 pm
When studying an instrument it can be useful to focus on the cultivation of expression before technique.

Let Us Grieve
16 Jan 2021, 9:34 pm
We need time and space to mourn the losses from Covid 19.

This Is How I'm Going To Make One Million Dollars
16 Jan 2021, 9:32 pm
Even though my business hasn’t even been live a year, and, there has been a global pandemic coloring the atmosphere, I'm anxious that I won’t be able to make this my full-time gig

Supervisee nondisclosure in clinical supervision: Cultural and relational considerations.
19 Sep 2019, 4:00 am
Supervisees often withhold information from their clinical supervisors; however, the factors explaining supervisee nondisclosure (SND) are essentially unknown. We hypothesized that supervisees’ perceptions of the supervisory working alliance (SWA) and of their supervisors’ multicultural

Cultural humility in action: Reflective and process-oriented supervision with Black trainees.
16 Sep 2019, 4:00 am
The supervisory relationship is considered a core experience in the field of psychology. The primary goal of this experience is to support trainees’ development of strong clinical skills, as well as expertise, to ensure adequate treatment of patients and promote learning and professional growt

Overcoming racial battle fatigue through dialogue: Voices of three counseling psychologist trainees.
16 Sep 2019, 4:00 am
The supervisory relationship is a complex process that entails the evolving identities, worldviews, and expectations of supervisors as well as supervisees. For trainees of Color engaged in racial justice work, issues of power, privilege, and oppression are salient—not only in clinical services