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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

News from the National Institute of Mental Health

Author(s): Peter F. Buckley

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is nearing completion of a new strategic plan that will provide direction to the Institute, investigators and our field. Dr. Tom Insel, NIMH Director, and colleagues have articulated an exciting vision for clinical research (see www.nimh. nih.gov/about/strategic-planning-reports/index.shtml). They recommend a shift in focus toward the “four Ps:”