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Experts Share the Latest Advances in Suicide Care

On October 25, McLean Hospital’s Education Outreach Department once again collaborated with Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences to host a suicide-focused assessment and treatment course for health care professionals. This free online workshop...

State-of-the-Art Analysis Aims to Improve Early Detection of Psychosis

Early detection has always been the watchword in the treatment of medical conditions. A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Dost Öngür, MD, PhD , chief of the Division of Psychotic Disorders at McLean Hospital, aims to extend that to the diagnosis and treatment of psychosis. Fueled by a...

Video: Dr. Dost Öngür and Oprah Winfrey Talk Schizophrenia

Oprah invited Dr. Dost Öngür to talk about schizophrenia as part of a discussion of Hidden Valley Road, the latest book in Oprah’s Book Club. Watch their talk on demand. What Is Schizophrenia Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental health disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and...

Collaborations Help the LEAP Center Study Early Psychosis

“Severe mental illnesses are common, they cause a lot of impairment, and available treatments are only partially effective and have many side effects,” said Dost Öngür, MD, PhD , director of McLean’s Laboratory for Early Psychosis (LEAP) Center. “One of the best promises for improving on this...

Peer Counseling’s Critical Role in Psychosis Treatment

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a step, what is better than having someone along with whom to share it? That is the philosophy behind the peer counseling program at McLean Hospital’s Division of Psychotic Disorders . “A lot of people with these conditions have difficulty working outside...

Video: Lecture – From Neuroscience to Novel Treatments for Psychosis

Presented by Bruce M. Cohen, MD, PhD , and Dost Öngür, MD, PhD , McLean Hospital – Crossroads in Psychiatry lecture Psychotic disorders are affected by many interacting factors. In fact, large-scale studies conducted on tens of thousands of people with genetic disorders have shown that genetic...

Dost Öngür Named William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry

Dost Öngür, MD, PhD , has been promoted to the rank of full professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and has also been selected to serve as the William P. and Henry B. Test Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Öngür’s impressive and substantial contributions to psychiatric knowledge, to McLean Hospital...