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Our science will advance, but probably will uncover vast new territories of our ignorance for every new beachhead of new knowledge. It may take decades of concerted effort for this project to bear clinical fruit and impact on the diagnostic system. It is an open question whether NIMH will be able to mount the necessary sustained commitment. ] RDoC is indeed our most promising seed—let us hope it grows and thrives. But the prospects for its future success are unpredictable in these early days (Phillips et al.
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