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Thomas Insel: Rethinking Mental Illness


Thomas Insel, MD, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and former psychiatry professor at Emory University, explores the state of mental disorders in the United States and the role of genetics and other scientific advances in improving diagnosis and treatment methods, revolutionizing the field of psychiatry.

The Center for Genetic Medicine Silverstein Lecture Series was established by the Herman M. and Bea L. Silverstein Medical Research Fund for Genetic Medicine to bring advances in genetics research and medicine to the general public.

[Video and text source: Center for Genetic Medicine YouTube channel]