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On being a circuit psychiatrist

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At this unique and exciting time for psychiatry, novel therapies for individuals with mental illnesses seem just around the corner. In particular, recent technological advancements in the study of neural circuits provide reasons to be optimistic that the field is headed in the right direction. Nonetheless, maximizing the chances of translating these advancements into real improvements in patient care requires a carefully considered road map.

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Gordon, J. On being a circuit psychiatrist. Nat Neurosci 19, 1385–1386 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.4419

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