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Nov 7, 2011

Suboxone is Most Effective in Treating Painkiller Addiction

Individuals addicted to prescription painkillers are more likely to succeed in treatment with the aid of the medication buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone), report McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers in today's online edition of the...

May 2, 2011

New Basic Neuroscience Division Committed to Collaboration

With the establishment of a new Division of Basic Neuroscience in the fall of 2010, McLean is focusing on enhancing a research environment that is intellectually rigorous and conducive to discovery. The division, the third created in accordance with...

May 2, 2011

Annual Report 2010: Toward 200 Years, 1811-2011

For nearly 200 years, McLean has served as a beacon of hope for people with psychiatric illness and their families. As we mark our bicentennial year, we reaffirm our commitment to improving lives by providing compassionate, specialized psychiatric...

May 2, 2011

Brain Power: Francine M. Benes, MD, PhD

As an aspiring neuroscientist in the late 1960s, Francine M. Benes, MD, PhD, worked in a neuroscience research laboratory at Creedmore State Mental Health Hospital in Queens, New York, where she had the chance to observe patients with schizophrenia...

Jan 25, 2011

McLean Researchers Urge Increased Pain Training for Psychiatrists

Psychiatric residencies should include training in pain medicine, since pain problems are extremely common in mental health patients, according to a paper by researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital who point out that chronic pain is a...