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Fact vs. Fiction: The Truth About Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD), a complex mental illness often characterized by unstable moods, behaviors, and relationships, has historically been viewed by clinicians as untreatable. An April 2015 article in The New York Times referred to BPD as “an intractable condition,” which is...

MGH/McLean Residency Program Voted #1

In the first comprehensive national study of residency training programs, the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program has been ranked #1 in the country, according to Doximity, a national physician network and its partner US News & World Report.

The MGH/McLean...

McLean 2014 Conference Highlights

McLean’s conference series continues to grow, holding fiver major conclaves in 2014 with more planned for 2015.

Subjects of conferences in 2014 included addictions; psychiatry; depression, anxiety and stress; and attachment. In 2015, conference subjects will include these four as well as ones on...

2014 Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference

More than 650 coaches and aspiring coaches from around the world came to Boston in September for the seventh annual Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

Offered by McLean Hospital, the Institute of Coaching and Harvard Medical School, the conference...

McLean Hospital Staff Criss-Cross the Country this Fall

Although it seems too soon to start planning for September, McLean Hospital’s Marketing and Continuing Education Departments are already hard at work organizing conferences and events for the coming fall. Each year, members of the McLean Hospital team attend more than 55 clinically-focused conferences with...

McLean Researcher Francine Benes Earns Prestigious Mentoring Award

Francine Benes, MD, PhD, director of the Program in Structural and Molecular Neuroscience and the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center at McLean Hospital, was recently selected as the third annual recipient of the Anne M. Cataldo Excellence in Mentoring Award. Cataldo, a member of the McLean community from 1986...

McLean Researchers Urge Increased Pain Training for Psychiatrists

Psychiatric residencies should include training in pain medicine, since pain problems are extremely common in mental health patients, according to a paper by researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital who point out that chronic pain is a disease of the brain that affects sensory, cognitive and emotional...

Scott Beach

Scott R. Beach, MD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and program director of the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Since 2016, he has been the director of the Infectious Disease Consultation Service at MGH, providing psychiatric care in the co-...

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