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Of the many ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed our lives, one of the most impactful might be the way it has changed relationships. Around the world, millions of couples who have led largely separate lives during the workday suddenly find themselves quarantined at home. They are stuck...

Confronting Loneliness in a Time of Social Distancing

According to Jacqueline Olds, MD, and Richard S. Schwartz, MD, the coronavirus pandemic presents new challenges and opportunities as people try to stay connected to each other in a time of social distancing (or the term many are advocating for: physical distancing). Olds and Schwartz, consultants...

How to Keep the Joy in Caring for Your Valentine

We are all under the impression that if you really care about someone, taking care of them should be a joy, with no thought of being burdened or annoyed. And so, in many couples, one partner may get in the habit of doing things for the other person, first, out of love, then out of habit, and...

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McLean psychiatrist Jacqueline Olds, an expert on seasonal affective disorder (SAD), reminds those struggling with the winter blues that spring is almost here.

Jacqueline Olds, MD

Jacqueline Olds, MD, has worked at McLean actively since 1974 when she started her child psychiatry fellowship. She had a full time job in child psychiatry until 1980, and then became a part-time teacher in both the adult and child residency programs at McLean/MGH until the present. Dr. Olds also...