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Oct 6, 2017

Understanding the Biology Behind Major Depressive Disorder

Major depressive disorder (MDD) affects about seven percent of people in the United States each year. Although researchers and clinicians know that stressful life events can trigger a depressive episode, the biological mechanisms behind it are not...

Oct 6, 2017

Personalizing Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

In the United States alone, as many as one million people have Parkinson’s disease (PD), with approximately 60,000 cases being diagnosed each year, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Kwang-Soo Kim, PhD, director of the Molecular...

Oct 4, 2017

BPD Research at McLean: Improving Knowledge and Treatment

According to Mary C. Zanarini, EdD, director of the Laboratory for the Study of Adult Development at McLean Hospital, “Research has proven that borderline personality disorder is a valid psychiatric disorder and not a catch-all category for...

Oct 2, 2017

Recent McLean Research Publications – September 2017

McLean’s world-class researchers are published in scholarly and scientific journals on topics ranging throughout the fields of psychiatry and neuroscience. Global/local processing style: explaining the relationship between trait anxiety and binge...

Sep 26, 2017

Not a Popularity Contest

According new study by Dr. Alexander Jordan, most college freshmen assume classmates have more friends and fun, which may influence their efforts to make new friends.

Sep 7, 2017

Recent McLean Research Publications – August 2017

McLean’s world-class researchers are published in scholarly and scientific journals on topics ranging throughout the fields of psychiatry and neuroscience. Working memory and salivary brain-derived neurotrophic factor as developmental predictors...

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