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Turning the tables, people with mental illness share what they want scientists to study

A first-of-its-kind survey is trying to bring patients' priorities to the forefront in research on depression and bipolar disorder.

Patients are usually the subject of scientific studies, not the designers. But a new effort is trying to bring patients’ priorities to the forefront in research on mental health.

For months, the Milken Institute and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance have been collecting the perspectives of patients with depression or bipolar disorder. The first-of-its-kind poses a question patients don’t

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