Mclean Hospital

Clinical Resources

Specialty Mental Health Services

Overview

Psychiatric disorders are the leading cause of disability in the US, followed by cardiovascular and circulatory diseases and cancer. 43.8 million adults experience mental illness in a given year. By providing treatment, support, and education resources, at McLean we aim to help patients and families navigate the complex path to wellness.

Mental health covers a broad spectrum of diagnoses, from anxiety to trauma and everything in between. In addition to condition-specific treatment and resources, there are many treatment programs at McLean, as well as local and national organizations and helpful books and websites that support mental health in general.

Learn more about McLean’s diagnostic and testing services, our outpatient care, and other specialty programs. In addition, there are numerous helpful links and books to help you get more information about mental health.

Specialty Mental Health Services at McLean

McLean provides an array of clinical resources for patients including diagnostic and testing services, the McLean Imaging Center, care for individuals seeking outpatient treatment, specialty services focused on college mental health, and more.

Accommodations Testing Service – Students with learning issues or anxiety may require special arrangements for standardized exams like the SAT or MCAT.

Treatment at McLeanCollege Mental Health Program – A unique service for college students facing mental illnesses and adjustment issues.

Diagnostic Services – Consultations, including internal medicine and neurology, ensure patients receive the best possible assessments and tests.

Lincoln Residence – A transitional residence in Lincoln, Massachusetts, for adults receiving partial hospital or intensive outpatient care on McLean’s Belmont campus.

McLean Imaging Center – A premier, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging facility offering advanced MRI diagnostic scanning.

Neuropsychological and Psychological Testing Service – Evaluations and assessments offer insight into complex cases.

Spirituality and Mental Health Program – This initiative coordinates spirituality-based treatment within clinical programs throughout the hospital.

Mental Health Treatment and Condition-Specific Resources

Mental health covers a broad range of diagnoses and symptoms. These resources may be useful to find more information on mental health conditions such as addiction, borderline personality disorder, and OCD:

There are numerous organizations dedicated to providing informational and support resources for mental health. Use the links below to find out more about college mental health, mental health advocacy, smoking cessation, and more.

College Student Mental Health

General Mental Health

Mental Health Advocacy

Services for Veterans

Sleep Disorders

Smoking Cessation

Books About Mental Health

McLean Hospital faculty have penned more than 50 books in recent years, including these books on a variety of mental health topics.

General Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Rethinking Health Care EthisRethinking Health Care Ethics
Stephen Scher, Kasia Kozlowska
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)


Spirituality, Religion, and CBTSpirituality, Religion, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Guide for Clinicians
By David H. Rosmarin
(Guildford Press, 2018)


Human Medical ExperimentationHuman Medical Experimentation: From Smallpox Vaccines to Secret Government Programs
By Frances R. Frankenburg ed.
(Greenwood, 2017)


Psychiatric NeurotherapeuticsPsychiatric Neurotherapeutics: Contemporary Surgical and Device-Based Treatments
by Joan A. Camprodon, Scott L. Rauch, Benjamin D. Greenberg, Darin D. Dougherty, eds.
(Humana Press, 2015)


Handbook of Missing Data MethodologyHandbook of Missing Data Methodology
by Geert Molenberghs, Garrett Fitzmaurice, Michael G. Kenward, Anastasios Tsiatis, Geert Verbeke
(Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2014)


Imaging of the Human Brain in Health and DiseaseImaging of the Human Brain in Health and Disease
by Philip Seeman and Bertha Madras, eds.
(Elsevier, 2013)


Translational Neuroscience: Applications in Psychiatry, Neurology and NeurodevelopmentTranslational Neuroscience: Applications in Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
James E. Barrett, Joseph T. Coyle, Michael Williams, eds.
(Cambridge University Press, 2012)


Applied Longitudinal AnalysisApplied Longitudinal Analysis, 2nd edition
by Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, Nan M. Laird, James H. Ware
(Wiley, 2011)


The Lonely AmericanThe Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-First Century
by Jacqueline Olds, MD, and Richard S. Schwartz, MD
(Beacon Press, 2009)


Residency Handbook of PsychiatryThe Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Residency Handbook of Psychiatry
by Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Residents and Faculties
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009)


Vitamin Discoveries and DisastersVitamin Discoveries and Disasters: History, Science, and Controversies
by Frances Rachel Frankenburg, MD
(Praeger/ABC-CLIO, 2009)


Comprehensive Clinical PsychiatryComprehensive Clinical Psychiatry
by Theodore A. Stern, Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, Maurizio Fava, Joseph Biederman, Scott L. Rauch, eds.
(Mosby/Elsevier, 2008)


Longitudinal Data AnalysisLongitudinal Data Analysis: A Handbook of Modern Statistical Methods
by Garrett Fitzmaurice, Marie Davidian, Geert Verbeke, and Geert Molenberghs
(Chapman & Hall/CRC, 2008)


High Conflict CoupleThe High Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace, Intimacy, and Validation
by Alan E. Fruzzetti
(New Harbinger Publications, 2006)


Neurological and Psychiatric DisordersNeurological and Psychiatric Disorders: from Bench to Bedside
by Frank I. Tarazi, PhD, MSc, and John A. Schetz, PhD, eds.
(Humana Press, 2005)


Essentials of Neuroimaging for Clinical PracticeEssentials of Neuroimaging for Clinical Practice
by Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MSc, Scott L. Rauch, MD, Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD, eds.
(American Psychiatric Publishing, 2004)


Psychiatric Neuroimaging ResearchPsychiatric Neuroimaging Research: Contemporary Strategies
by Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MSc, Scott L. Rauch, MD, eds.
(American Psychiatric Publishing, 2001)


McLean Hospital History

McLean Hospital: A Personal MemoirMcLean Hospital: A Personal Memoir
by Francis de Marneffe
(Coolidge Hill Press, 2010)


Learn More

Looking for information on another mental health condition? Visit one of these pages to find out more.