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A Healthy Mind
Only a few centuries ago, it seemed fanciful that a physical organ, the brain, could control activities such as thinking and feeling. We now know that this amazing biological machine made up of roughly 86 billion neurons and trillions of nerve circuits is the command center for many of the body's vital processes. It is also central to chronic conditions including mental illness, addiction and movement disorders.
This page last reviewed on February 12, 2020