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McLean in the News

Oct 11, 2016

Growing Up with OCD

What happens when your child has obsessive compulsive disorder.

Oct 6, 2016

Biological Imprint of Trauma

Dr. Torsten Klengel, a neuroscientist in McLean’s Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory, reviews the findings of a new paper looking at the long-term effects of trauma.

Sep 27, 2016

Mental Health Mentor

“I spent time at McLean Hospital (in Massachusetts) learning skills and tools to manage my emotions, to manage ebbs and flows of the football season.” – New York Jets receiver Brandon Marshall

Sep 21, 2016

Taking Care of Brains

A day in the life of Jorge Tejada, assistant director of operations at the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center.

Sep 21, 2016

A Look Inside McLean’s Brain Bank

“Every brain here is famous. Everyone here is somebody that we take our hats off and say thank you to.” – Jorge Tejada

Sep 20, 2016

Weed on the Ballot

Dr. Kevin Hill weighs in on the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana and what you need to consider on Election Day.

Sep 13, 2016

The Great Pot Debate

“I want to see sensible marijuana policy that works, that gives people what they want while limiting risk.” – Dr. Kevin Hill

Aug 29, 2016

Resilience in Older Adults

“By addressing some of the treatable mental health issues that do occur with aging, including depression and anxiety, we may not only be able to improve mood and functioning related to depression, we may also have a beneficial effect on physical outcomes.” – Dr. Brent Forester

Aug 28, 2016

Supporting First Responders

Dr. Joseph Gold on why McLean’s Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responders (LEADER) program is so important.

Aug 22, 2016

Should Marijuana Be Legal?

Dr. Staci Gruber deliberates on the debate over the marijuana legalization ballot question.

Aug 15, 2016

Long-Term Effects of Marijuana

Staci Gruber, PhD, is studying how using medical marijuana over time affects brain structure, cognition, and quality of life.

Aug 2, 2016

Best Hospital Rankings 2016

U.S. News & World Report ranks McLean as America’s top freestanding psychiatric hospital for the 14th consecutive year.

Jul 22, 2016

Brain Bank Seeks Brains

“There is a need for healthy brains with no known brain disorders to understand the changes that occur in the brain of anyone with a brain disorder, whether you’re studying Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s or schizophrenia or depression.” – Dr. Sabina Berretta

Jul 18, 2016

The Dangers of Steroids

Dr. Harrison Pope discusses his research on the profound risks of anabolic steroid use.