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Jan 3, 2017

Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids Pose a Critical Health Issue

More research is needed to address the critical health problems associated with the use of anabolic-androgenic steroids among American men, according to Harrison G. Pope, MD, MPH, writing in a new opinion paper published in the Journal of the...

Dec 5, 2016

Recent McLean Research Publications – November 2016

McLean’s world-class researchers are published in scholarly and scientific journals on topics ranging throughout the fields of psychiatry and neuroscience. Commentary to Nicastro et al. (2016), Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion...

Dec 3, 2016

PTSD: Can Genetics Affect Your Risk?

A majority of the US population is exposed to a psychological trauma during their life. For certain people, such as police officers, firefighters, or soldiers, the risk of experiencing trauma is even greater. However, only a fraction of those who...

Dec 1, 2016

Can MDMA Be Used Treat PTSD?

“If people have an intrusive disturbing thought and then do everything they can to shut it down, that probably trains the brain that this is still a scary thing you have to avoid and run away from.” – Dr. Kerry Ressler

Nov 21, 2016

Stress Can Change Children’s Brains

“It’s really important that we nurture our children and provide a safe and supportive environment so they can really reach their potential.” – Dr. Martin Teicher