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Nov 12, 2013

McLean Hospital Featured in Film “Running From Crazy”

McLean Hospital, the largest psychiatric affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is featured in the new documentary “Running From Crazy,” starring Academy-nominated actress, author and mental health advocate Mariel Hemingway. The film,...

Nov 4, 2013

McLean's Waverley Place Recognized at the State House

Waverley Place, McLean Hospital's community psychiatric rehabilitation program, was recognized for its Photovoice program by Massachusetts Senator Ken Donnelly (D) from Arlington. On Monday, October 28, the participants of the Photovoice group were...

Apr 17, 2013

McLean Hospital Offers Support in Wake of Marathon Tragedy

Immediately following a violent event, the number one priority is to save lives and treat the physical wounds of the victims. But in the weeks following the event, as those wounds begin to heal, we must be cognizant of the psychological wounds that...

Feb 1, 2013

Mental Health Parity Reduces Out of Pocket Expenses for Patients

In a study examining the impact of a parity policy for mental health insurance benefits, researchers have concluded that parity had a different impact on spending and service utilization for enrollees with illnesses that are more severe and chronic...

Nov 1, 2012

Although Valuable, Brain Imaging Alone Cannot Diagnose Autism

In a column appearing in the current issue of the journal Nature, McLean Hospital biostatistician Nicholas Lange, ScD, cautions against heralding the use of brain imaging scans to diagnose autism and urges greater focus on conducting large, long-...

Oct 26, 2012

McLean Research Shows Exercise Tied to Higher IQ in Women

Previous research has shown that cognitive performance is associated with regular exercise among children and elderly, and now researchers at Harvard Medical School's McLean Hospital have shown a similar correlation for non-geriatric adult women....

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