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May 25, 2016

Technology Improves Quality of Life for Older Adults

Technology may revolutionize the lives of older adults with psychiatric disorders, thanks to creative research ideas posed by Ipsit Vahia, MD, McLean’s new medical director for Geriatric Outpatient Services. Dr. Vahia is working closely with Dr....

May 25, 2016

Complexity of the Brain

“Once we understand what may be the factors that contribute to these changes, then it may be possible to start understanding how to address them from a therapeutic point of view.” – Dr. Sabina Berretta

May 25, 2016

Manton Foundation Funds State of the Art MRI Scanner

Scott E. Lukas, PhD, director of the McLean Imaging Center (MIC), can barely contain his excitement when describing McLean’s new 3 Tesla Siemens PRISMA MRI scanner. An extraordinary $3.75M grant from the Manton Foundation funded this state of the...

May 25, 2016

Supporting the Future

Betsy and Ralph Gordon have a list of reasons why they’ve included McLean in their estate plans. Throughout their marriage, they have watched elderly relatives and dear friends cope with Alzheimer’s, and they are optimistic about the breakthroughs...

May 25, 2016

Donors Foster Connection Between Spirituality and Mental Health

Dr. David H. Rosmarin’s mission is to treat the whole patient. According to a 2011 Gallup Poll, 93% of Americans believe in God or a higher power and 50% indicate that religion is very important to them. Despite these statistics, few mental...

May 24, 2016

Philanthropy Drives Research in Geriatric Psychiatry

Like so often in philanthropy, the Rogers Family Foundation’s giving began with the personal and grew into something far-reaching and sustaining. The “personal” was the relationship the late Jacqueline Rogers, who suffered from dementia, developed...

May 22, 2016

Is Binge Eating a Psychiatric Disorder?

“The landscape has changed from a climate of wondering whether this unusual pattern of eating was a valid mental disorder to a discussion of how to best understand the causes of and develop treatments for this condition.” – Dr. James Hudson

May 10, 2016

How Technologies are Helping to Improve Mental Health Care

In today’s world, everyone carries a smartphone. Why not capitalize on this and develop apps that will help improve health care—specifically mental health care? This is a question that many start-up companies and McLean Hospital are asking....

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