MEETING SUMMARY–CLOSING THE GAPS: THE ROLE OF RESEARCH IN REDUCING MENTAL HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE U.S.

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On May 5, 2010, the Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health in the Office of the Director of NIMH convened a meeting of representatives of key federal agencies and thought leaders from a range of fields—including genetics, cultural neuroscience, epidemiology, psychology, clinical psychiatry, and community-based services and intervention research—to discuss novel directions that, if investigated empirically, could foster the reduction of mental health disparities across race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and geography. http://www.nimh.nih.gov/research-funding/scientific-meetings/2010/closing-the-gaps-the-role-of-research-in-reducing-mental-health-disparities-in-the-us.shtml

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