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Mental-Illness Researcher Wins Grawemeyer Award for Psychology

A mental-health researcher who is credited with developing influential models for exploring the causes of schizophrenia has won the 2013 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology, the University of Louisville announced on Tuesday. Irving I. Gottesman, a senior fellow in the University of Minnesota’s psychology department, conducted research that has shaped how mental disorders are classified. He will receive a $100,000 prize for his work.

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