I want to introduce a new topic to our readers. I regularly track several key websites who publish fairly constant news updates about important ongoing mental health scientific research. Due to this volume, key stories are significantly delayed or never written about here. Hence, I have created a new section entitled, “NIH/NIMH Research News Update” that will be regularly updated. The Behavioral Medicine Report will serve as a filter to these voluminous research news releases for our readers, and only a quick blurb and a link to the story will appear. Similar sections for several other important mental health research news websites will be added later. Of course, detailed reviews of original health psychology and behavioral medicine research from professional journals will continue on this website.
Now, on to this week’s NIH/NIMH News Update: