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The Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation (GNIF) offers several projects and partnerships adherent to its missions. The following is an alphabetical listing of the GNIF Project Directory:
  Brain Blogger [website]
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Brain Blogger will review the latest interesting news in neuroscience, psychiatry, and neurology; on brain disorder related stigmatization and discrimination; and will occasionally integrate GNIF news, PR, and events. It will serve as a focal point for attracting new minds into the science of the brain and the biopsychosocial model.

  Brain Sciences & Neuropsychiatry
BSN_logo_sm.gif Brain Sciences & Neuropsychiatry will serve as the official journal of the GNIF. It is an novel open-access scholarly publication that will chiefly presents articles related to the basic neurosciences underlying the neuropathology of and pharmaceutical interventions for neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders. The Editorial Board is in procurement.

  Distance Education Division
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Adherent to the GNIF mission to further brain-related studies, increase molecular psychiatry research, and freely disseminate information, the Distance Education Division serves as the free and open-access gateway of structured educational certificate programs, courses, and campaigns.

  Ethics in Mental Health
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The Ethics in Mental Health project is a collaborative campaign with mental health agencies, commissions, and other foundations to reduce mental health stigmatization and discrimination.

  Knowledge Center [website]
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The Knowledge Center of the Neuroscience Initiative serves as a free and open-access article and news database on neuroscience, psychiatry, neurology, psychology, biotechnology, and social aspects of brain disorders for the lay audience. This once independent project has merged with Brain Blogger.

  Living with a Brain Disorder [website]
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The Living with a Brain Disorder partnership project of the Initiative aims to provide an unedited insight into the often mysterious mind of brain disorder patients by publishing interviews and professional commentary with afflicted individuals of mental health and neurological disorders. It aims to identify socio geographical etiologies, impact of stigmatization, and further health promotion.

  Neuropsychiatry for Kids
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The Neuropsychiatry for Kids project will encompass a comprehensive school study session primarily for elementary-middle schools on neuroscience, neuroanatomy and functions, and common neurological and mental health disorders. It includes high tech Flash applications, web pages, and print media.

  Surgical Webcasts [website]
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In collaboration with the OR-Live by slp3D, a major Internet Broadcasting company, the GNIF is distributing free and open-access neurosurgical and neurological archived Surgical Webcasts for afflicted individuals, medical professionals, and the general public. There are associated free Continuing Medical Education (CME) and/or Continuing Education Units (CEU) options.

  Therapeutic Recreational Centers
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The GNIF is establishing free and open-access Therapeutic Recreational Centers (TRC) throughout the world primarily for individuals afflicted with physical and mental health disorders of all ages. The services of the TRC will help patrons to develop and use their leisure in ways that enhance their health, independence, and well-being.

  Visual Brain Application
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The Visual Brain Application project will provide a visualization and description of brain disorders, neuroanatomy, and neurotransmitters using advanced Flash technologies. As a free and open-access application, the project will rely on copious links and search capabilities to the US National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
 

Childhood Bipolar

A child expresses herself in a journal entry -- "Hopeless."

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