Bipolar Disorder Related Content

Video: Lecture - Clinical Considerations in Bipolar Disorder

Presented by Dr. Allan Young, King’s College London – The Irene Jakab Lecture In this wide-ranging talk, Young looks at bipolar disorder from different perspectives. He discusses early descriptions of bipolar disorder and explains how patients were diagnosed and treated. Also, he explains how...

Video: Deconstructing Stigma – Leslie

Leslie Chihuly, CEO of Chihuly Studios, wife of acclaimed artist Dale Chihuly, and a volunteer for McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, talks openly about her personal experience with mental illness.

Staff Profile: Emily E. Carol, PhD

Emily E. Carol, PhD, is the clinic director of the Support, Treatment, and Resilience (STAR) Program at McLean Hospital. In this role, she is involved in STAR’s clinical, outreach, research, and training initiatives. Her expertise is in early identification and intervention for emerging serious...

Staff Profile: Allison Nelson-Eliot, MSW, LICSW

Allison Nelson-Eliot, MSW, LICSW, is the program director for McLean OnTrack, a first episode psychosis program for young adults. A licensed social worker since 1998, Ms. Nelson-Eliot joined the McLean staff in 2012. Prior to coming on board as a clinician at McLean OnTrack in 2017, Ms. Nelson-Eliot...

Staff Profile: Kirsten W. Bolton, LICSW

Since 2008, Kirsten W. Bolton, LICSW, has been working with patients and their families in the Division of Psychotic Disorders. A graduate of Simmons College, Ms. Bolton began her work at McLean as a clinical social worker in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. She is now the...

Staff Profile: Justin T. Baker, MD, PhD

Justin T. Baker, MD, PhD, is the scientific director of the McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry (ITP) and director of the Laboratory for Functional Neuroimaging and Bioinformatics at McLean Hospital. He is also an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Baker’s...

Staff Profile: Ross J. Baldessarini, MD

A career investigator of the NIMH from 1970 to 2001, Ross J. Baldessarini, MD, is an internationally known research psychopharmacologist with many contributions to the actions of antipsychotic and mood-altering medicines and has trained over 160 laboratory and clinical investigators. He joined...

Staff Profile: Ann K. Shinn, MD, MPH

Ann K. Shinn, MD, MPH, is the director of clinical research in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program, and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. From 2013-2017, she was the co-medical director of McLean OnTrack, an intensive outpatient program specializing...

Staff Profile: Atilla Gönenc, PhD

Atilla Gonenc, PhD, is an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a neuroimaging physicist at McLean Imaging Center in the CCNC with training in multimodal neuroimaging technologies (MRS, DTI, MRI, fMRI, PET) and statistics. Since joining McLean in 2009, he has been developing and...

Staff Profile: Jeanne McElhinney, MS, RN, BC

Jeanne McElhinney, MS, RN, BC, is the nurse director for the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. Ms. McElhinney began her career at McLean Hospital in 1986 and her passion for nursing continues to this day. Her leadership and professionalism has garnered her numerous awards and...

Staff Profile: Cagri Yuksel, MD

Cagri Yuksel, MD, is an assistant neuroscientist in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His current research focus is studying brain bioenergetics in psychotic disorders using neuroimaging methods. Dr. Yuksel is the...