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Dec 12, 2017

Pizzagalli Receives 2017 Joel Elkes Research Award

On December 4, 2017, the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) honored McLean Hospital’s Diego A. Pizzagalli, PhD, with the 2017 Joel Elkes Research Award. The ACNP presents this annual award in recognition of a scientist’s...

Oct 17, 2017

Brain Training Shows Promise for Patients with Bipolar Disorder

Researchers at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have discovered for the first time that computerized brain training can result in improved cognitive skills in individuals with bipolar disorder. In a paper published in the...

Aug 29, 2017

Doping in Sports: Official Tests Fail to Pick up Majority of Cases

A new scientific study has found that doping is far more common in professional sport than the rates suggested by blood and urine tests of the athletes. The study found that at least 30 percent of athletes in the 2011 International Association of...

Jan 3, 2017

Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids Pose a Critical Health Issue

More research is needed to address the critical health problems associated with the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids among American men, according to Harrison G. Pope, MD, MPH, writing in a new opinion paper published in the Journal of the...

Dec 5, 2016

New Art Exhibit Shines Light on Mental Illness in Unique Way

They are musicians and librarians, fashion designers and fitness instructors, actors, athletes and artists. They are sisters and wives, brothers and fathers, from New England and around the nation. What do they have in common? All have been affected...

Nov 14, 2016

Emergency on the McLean Belmont Campus

Early this morning, McLean Hospital’s Codman Building, which was not currently being used, caught fire, resulting in significant damage to the building. Thanks to the Belmont Fire Department’s rapid response, the fire was contained to...

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