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Dr. Wiggins and the TEND Lab have received the NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, which will support their research over the next two years to investigate irritability in adolescents. They will be performing brain scans on youths with varying levels of irritability to identify brain patterns associated with irritability. This information will be very important to find out how irritability works in the brain and potentially to design better diagnosis and treatment options around this new information. Because irritability in adolescence leads to adult mental health problems, including increased risk of suicide, as well as later financial and educational problems, finding information that can help treat irritability in adolescence is very important.