NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH)

is an agency which was established in 1949 to examine the mind, brain, and behaviours which were linked to mental illnesses thereby reducing the burden of mental illnesses on the healthcare systems, despite them being private, by funding research.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH): "The NIMH was first setup in 1949 to examine the healthcare provision of those with mental disorders."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/national-institute-of-mental-health-nimh/ (accessed December 14, 2019).
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