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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

Nov 14, 2016

Recent McLean Research Publications – October 2016

McLean’s world-class researchers are published in scholarly and scientific journals on topics ranging throughout the fields of psychiatry and neuroscience. A naturalistic, multi-site study of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy...

Nov 11, 2016

Are We Looking at Psychiatric Disorders the Wrong Way?

The first psychiatric patient I evaluated—42 years ago—presented with delusions and mood swings. Based on those symptoms, our attending physician diagnosed her with schizoaffective disorder. We medical clerks were confused by that assessment....

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