John Markowitz, a clinical psychiatrist and professor, argues that the NIMH’s exclusive focus on neuroscience research is failing patients in The New York Times. “Many patients continue to suffer, struggle and lead unhappy lives. Some will kill themselves, despite the best available medications, psychotherapies and skilled therapists,” he writes. “Patients cannot afford to wait 10 years or 20 years or longer for the results neuroscience promises.”
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